What a delightful project promoting the arts and community engagement! I have been commissioned to paint two panels that were then attached to pianos and placed in public areas in Charlotte. One is in the 7th Street Station and the other is in The Green, a park in Uptown. If you see them unoccupied, play away!
is this condition permanent?
(on man v. nature & vice versa)
we know who will win (nature) if there is an end, but the struggle for space and air and position between us and everything else goes back to the caves and pervades our hours. artists can’t help trying to reckon with it.
drawing, painting, photography, sculpture & multimedia by:
theron ross, taryn rubin, sharon dowell, scott nurkin, rae legrone, molly wilbanks, kelly keith, graham carew, carolyn jacobs, ashley knight, arthur brouthers & amy bagwell
opening reception: thursday, july 31st, 5-8 pm
exhibition: july 31-august 29
artspace 525: 525 n. tryon (@ 9th st.), ste 104 Charlotte, NC 28202
Facebook invite here
Tuesday, June 10th, 4 pm at the Main Public Library
Join me for the unveiling of the United Buddy Baer Project sculpture I painted in Berlin! It will be installed permanently by the Main Public Library at the corner of 6th and North Tryon.
Many thanks to those that are sponsoring the project: Alemannia Society, German Saturday School, German American Chamber of Commerce, and the Language & Culture Foundation and Regina and Kurt Waldthausen.
Facebook invite here
art space 525 Open Studio
Open: Saturday May 24, 12 – 5 pm
West Meck High Skateboard Art Sale!
Reception: Saturday May 24, 3-5 pm
*funded by a Project Art Aid and Knight Foundation grant
Check out the students’ art, purchase a skateboard or make a donation. 50% of the sale goes back to the student and 50% to purchase much-needed art supplies for West Meck!
*be sure to also visit The McColl Center for Visual Art 2 blocks down on 11th and N. Tryon for Open Studio Saturday from 11-4 pm!
My Arts & Science Council’s ArtPop painting on a news stand! N. Tryon and 9th Street. Sponsored by Charlotte Center City Partners and Adams Outdoor.
I am thrilled to now be a part of, artspace 525, a unique collaborative art space in uptown Charlotte! Artist and Art Director of The Wall Poems of Charlotte Graham Carew’s vision of uptown Charlotte landlords leasing unused spaces to artists has now come to fruition! Thank you to Charlotte Center City Partners and Parkway Properties for co-sponsoring this space.
I share this working studio with Amy Bagwell, Artist, Poet, CPCC Writing Professor, and Director and Founder of The Wall Poems of Charlotte. The space will serve a The Wall Poems headquarters and a painting studio . We will host community events from time to time. Stay tuned for twice monthly open studio days!
Visit us at 525 N. Tryon at the corner of 9th St.!
Thank you to Rosalia Torres-Weiner, Ben Weiner, Bree Stallings, Frock Shop Revival and all of the volunteers with Project Art Aid! They hosted a loverly “Second Chance Soiree” party over $1000 was raised for my West Mecklenburg Art Supplies + Skate Board Project!
The money raised will purchase much needed paintbrushes, paint and gesso. Blank skate board decks will also be puchased for an art project in which I will work with the students. When complete, an auction will be hosted in artspace 525, my uptown studio to raise additional funds for art supplies!
See my painting, Fortuitous Journey, in Art Fields April 25 – May 4 in Lake City, SC!
ArtFields is a 10-day Art Competition, with $100,000 in cash prizes given to artists from across the Southeast. ArtFields is the largest arts competition of its kind. Winners are determined by votes from ArtFields attendees and a juried panel of visual arts professionals.
I am honored to have been chosen to go to Berlin to paint a life-size bear sculpture for the United Buddy Baer Project. I will incorporate imagery onto the bear that represents Charlotte, Mecklenburg and Mecklenburg, Germany and the connections between the two areas. The bear will then come back and be installed in Uptown Charlotte. Many thanks to those that are sponsoring the project: Alemannia Society, German Saturday School, German American Chamber of Commerce, and the Language & Culture Foundation and Regina and Kurt Waldthausen.