EXHIBIT - Visual Strategies: A Collaborative Project
Jul
2
to Aug 28

EXHIBIT - Visual Strategies: A Collaborative Project

 Front of Postcard; 'See Back' refers to list of events shown below.  Artist Credit:   BG Artwork, ‘Palimpsest,’ by GAP members Robert Reed w’ fragments from Gregory Rose

Front of Postcard; 'See Back' refers to list of events shown below.  Artist Credit: 

BG Artwork, ‘Palimpsest,’ by GAP members Robert Reed w’ fragments from Gregory Rose

Visual Strategies:

A Collaborative Project

Curated by Mikel Frank and Carl Heyward

Links to Co-Curators' websites: Mikel Frank and

FaceBook 'Gallery' page for the Exhibition is here.

Featuring Collaborative Works by: 

The Global Art Project (Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/globalartproject; FaceBook, https://www.facebook.com/globalartproject2017/)

The Visual Passion Duo (Mikel Frank & Gerard Amsellem; www.visualpassion.net)

...And YOU!    ...created during Related Events at ClearWater, listed below.

Resumes/ Bio PDF's of the Co-Curators: Mikel Frank - Carl Heyward

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Description/ Related Events Listed Below - keep scrolling - (each Event will have its own Listing)--

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This upcoming Guest exhibit / set of events, "Visual Strategies: A Collaborative Project" at ClearWater Artist Studios, is being organized by two collaborators: local artist/ curator, Mikel Frank, who recently moved to Concord from NYC and a 29-year career at the Met Museum of Art (2 years ago), and is now an adjunct art instructor at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College; and collaborating curator & artist, Carl Heyward,  founder of the Global Art Project, who is out on the West Coast.

Participating artists from the Global Art Project (GAP) are shipping their jointly-made works in from all over the world for the exhibit, and there will be three live-collaborative-painting events, including one that's for YOU (or anyone) to participate in, on Saturday August 11!

The local artist Mikel Frank is working to invite more local artists familiar with collaborative art-making, to participate also.  

Mikel and longtime collaborative painting partner Gerard Amsellem, who both form the Visual Passion Duo, will present a 5-hour live painting collaboration to live music by local musician, Noel Freidline. This is in conjunction with our monthly 2nd Saturday Open Studios on Saturday, July 14th, from 11:00am to 4:00pm (doors open at 10am).

 

Opening • with Live Painting Event

Sunday, July 1, 2018  -  3:00 - 5:30 pm
Selected Collaborators / Paint Performance

FaceBook Event pages for this Opening: Visual Strategies Exhibition; Visual Strategies; and VISUAL STRATEGIES EXHIBITION  

 

Live Collaborative Painting Demo

Saturday, July 14, 2018  -  11am - 4pm
Featuring the Visual Passion Duo Performing
(Mikel Frank & Gerard Amsellem)

(FaceBook Event Page here

(Eventbrite event page here)

 

Family Collaboration Painting Day

[Event page coming soon!]

Saturday, August 11, 2018  -  11am and 2pm
Community is Invited to come paint a large work togeher that will then be added to the Exhibition!
--Facilitated by curator/ artist Mikel Frank—

 

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Monthly Meeting: Gibson Village Community Association
Aug
14
6:30 PM18:30

Monthly Meeting: Gibson Village Community Association

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Neighborhood Association Meeting

The Gibson Village Neighborhood Association holds a monthly community meeting every second Tuesday at 7pm at the Clearwater Artist Studios.  See you at 6:30 for some refreshments and 7pm for the meeting, which is now usually in the new lower-level Community Room/ Events Room (formerly, meetings were held in the Gallery). 

The association has a FaceBook page as well as a Website.  

If you live in, or have an interest in the Gibson Village Neighborhood, you're welcome to attend!

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Monthly Meeting: Gibson Village Community Association
Sep
11
6:30 PM18:30

Monthly Meeting: Gibson Village Community Association

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Neighborhood Association Meeting

The Gibson Village Neighborhood Association holds a monthly community meeting every second Tuesday at 7pm at the Clearwater Artist Studios.  See you at 6:30 for some refreshments and 7pm for the meeting, which is now usually in the new lower-level Community Room/ Events Room (formerly, meetings were held in the Gallery). 

The association has a FaceBook page as well as a Website.  

If you live in, or have an interest in the Gibson Village Neighborhood, you're welcome to attend!

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Monthly Meeting: Gibson Village Community Association
Oct
9
6:30 PM18:30

Monthly Meeting: Gibson Village Community Association

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Neighborhood Association Meeting

The Gibson Village Neighborhood Association holds a monthly community meeting every second Tuesday at 7pm at the Clearwater Artist Studios.  See you at 6:30 for some refreshments and 7pm for the meeting, which is now usually in the new lower-level Community Room/ Events Room (formerly, meetings were held in the Gallery). 

The association has a FaceBook page as well as a Website.  

If you live in, or have an interest in the Gibson Village Neighborhood, you're welcome to attend!

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Monthly Meeting: Gibson Village Community Association
Nov
13
6:30 PM18:30

Monthly Meeting: Gibson Village Community Association

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Neighborhood Association Meeting

The Gibson Village Neighborhood Association holds a monthly community meeting every second Tuesday at 7pm at the Clearwater Artist Studios.  See you at 6:30 for some refreshments and 7pm for the meeting, which is now usually in the new lower-level Community Room/ Events Room (formerly, meetings were held in the Gallery). 

The association has a FaceBook page as well as a Website.  

If you live in, or have an interest in the Gibson Village Neighborhood, you're welcome to attend!

View Event →
Monthly Meeting: Gibson Village Community Association
Dec
11
6:30 PM18:30

Monthly Meeting: Gibson Village Community Association

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Neighborhood Association Meeting

The Gibson Village Neighborhood Association holds a monthly community meeting every second Tuesday at 7pm at the Clearwater Artist Studios.  See you at 6:30 for some refreshments and 7pm for the meeting, which is now usually in the new lower-level Community Room/ Events Room (formerly, meetings were held in the Gallery). 

The association has a FaceBook page as well as a Website.  

If you live in, or have an interest in the Gibson Village Neighborhood, you're welcome to attend!

View Event →

2nd Saturday OPEN Studios  (August 2018)
Aug
11
10:00 AM10:00

2nd Saturday OPEN Studios (August 2018)

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Our monthly art Open House!

WELCOME! To our monthly 'open house' of artist studios, complete with a plethora of working artists in them! Every 2nd Saturday, ClearWater Artist Studios in Concord, NC opens its doors with a selection of the leasing artists present and available in/ doors open to, their working art studios. Come see what artists are making, chat with them and ask questions, maybe even buy some art for your loved ones! With Southern Piedmont Woodturners also in attendance and possibly running demonstrations on their lathes in Studio #122.

Corresponding FaceBook Event Page allows you to see if friends are going!

FEATURED GALLERY SHOW AND SIMULTANEOUS LIVE EVENT - FREE/ PUBLIC INVITED!

Mikel Frank, curator of Visual Strategies: A Collaborative Project -- our new Exhibition for July- August, 2018--will facilitate the 3rd and final Live Event  in conjunction with our new Exhibition and Related Events: Family Collaboration Painting Day! (click for details). All families or individuals welcome to bring your kids and help create new large-format collage/painting artworks, which will then be added to the exhibition!  

"Visual Strategies: A Collaborative Project" at ClearWater Artist Studios, is being organized by two collaborators: local artist/ curator, Mikel Frank, who recently moved to Concord from New York City area and a 29-year career at the Met Museum of Art, and is now an adjunct art instructor at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College; and collaborating curator & artist, Carl Heyward,  founder of the Global Art Project, who is out on the West Coast.

Participating artists from the Global Art Project (GAP) shipped their jointly-made works in from all over the world for the exhibit, which is on view in the ClearWater Gallery through Friday, August 24, 2018.

 

CLEARWATER ARTIST TENANTS--

For more info on who the 15 artists are, here at ClearWater, and what they make, see the 'Artists' page on our website, where each artist has a sub-page showing their bio and samples of their work!

Doors open at 10am or just after.
PARKING IS FREE and easy in our two lots on Crowell Dr NW as well as several spaces out behind the Ops Building. Two driveways from Kerr Street give you three places to enter the campus. Main Entrance is facing Crowell Drive. SEE WEBSITE for maps, aerial layout of the campus & building, etc.

This day (every 2nd Saturday of the month) you will find:

ClearWater Artist Studios will be 'manned' by artist members with doors open 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 


Facility Phone: 704-784-9535

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Live Collaborative Painting Demo: VIsual Strategies
Jul
14
11:00 AM11:00

Live Collaborative Painting Demo: VIsual Strategies

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Mikel Frank and longtime collaborative painting partner Gerard Amsellem, who both form the The Visual Passion Duo, will present a 5-hour live painting collaboration to live music by local musician, Noel Freidline. Anyone and everyone is welcome to come watch, and see the exhibition that will be on view!

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This is the second live event associated with the exhibition, Visual Strategies: A Collaborative Project (Website page; also more info below) 
Today's event is in conjunction with our monthly 2nd Saturday Open Studios on Saturday, July 14th, from 11:00am to 4:00pm (doors open at 10am)

(FaceBook Event Page here)

(Eventbrite event page here)

Visual Strategies: A Collaborative Project (FaceBook page) is a Guest exhibit / set of events this Summer at ClearWater Artist Studios. It is being organized by two collaborators: local artist/ curator, Mikel Frank, and collaborating curator & artist, Carl Heyward. Frank recently moved to Charlotte from the New York City area and a 29-year career at the Met Museum of Art, and is now an adjunct art instructor at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College and Gaston College; Carl Heyward is an artist and founder of the Global Art Project, and lives and works out on the West Coast. 

Participating artists from the Global Art Project (GAP) are shipping their jointly-made works in from all over the world for the exhibit, and there will be three live-collaborative-painting events, including one that's for YOU (or anyone) to participate in, on Saturday August 11!

See the Main Exhibition Event Listing on our Website, www.clearwaterartists.com or on Eventbrite as well as the FB pages linked above.

Call the Studios at 704-784-9535 with any questions, or email clearwatermgr@gmail.com.

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2nd Saturday OPEN Studios  (July 2018)
Jul
14
10:00 AM10:00

2nd Saturday OPEN Studios (July 2018)

2ndSaturdays_logo.LR.jpg

Our monthly art Open House!

WELCOME! To our monthly 'open house' of artist studios, complete with a plethora of working artists in them! Every 2nd Saturday, ClearWater Artist Studios in Concord, NC opens its doors with a selection of the leasing artists present and available in/ doors open to, their working art studios. Come see what artists are making, chat with them and ask questions, maybe even buy some art for your loved ones! With Southern Piedmont Woodturners also in attendance and possibly running demonstrations on their lathes in Studio #122.

Corresponding FaceBook Event Page allows you to see if friends are going!

FEATURED GALLERY SHOW AND SIMULTANEOUS LIVE EVENT - FREE/ PUBLIC INVITED!

Mikel Frank, curator of Visual Strategies: A Collaborative Project -- our new Exhibition for July- August, 2018-- and longtime collaborative painting partner Gerard Amsellem, who both form the Visual Passion Duo, will present a 5-hour live painting collaboration on this day to live music by local musician, Noel Freidline. This is in conjunction with our new Exhibition and Related Events:

"Visual Strategies: A Collaborative Project" at ClearWater Artist Studios, is being organized by two collaborators: local artist/ curator, Mikel Frank, who recently moved to Concord from New York City area and a 29-year career at the Met Museum of Art, and is now an adjunct art instructor at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College; and collaborating curator & artist, Carl Heyward,  founder of the Global Art Project, who is out on the West Coast.

Participating artists from the Global Art Project (GAP) are shipping their jointly-made works in from all over the world for the exhibit, and there will be three live-collaborative-painting events, including one that's for YOU (or anyone) to participate in, on Saturday August 11!

 

CLEARWATER ARTIST TENANTS--

For more info on who the 15 artists are, here at ClearWater, and what they make, see the 'Artists' page on our website, where each artist has a sub-page showing their bio and samples of their work!

Doors open at 10am or just after.
PARKING IS FREE and easy in our two lots on Crowell Dr NW as well as several spaces out behind the Ops Building. Two driveways from Kerr Street give you three places to enter the campus. Main Entrance is facing Crowell Drive. SEE WEBSITE for maps, aerial layout of the campus & building, etc.

This day (every 2nd Saturday of the month) you will find:

ClearWater Artist Studios will be 'manned' by artist members with doors open 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 


Facility Phone: 704-784-9535

View Event →
Monthly Meeting: Gibson Village Community Association
Jul
10
6:30 PM18:30

Monthly Meeting: Gibson Village Community Association

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Neighborhood Association Meeting

The Gibson Village Neighborhood Association holds a monthly community meeting every second Tuesday at 7pm at the Clearwater Artist Studios.  See you at 6:30 for some refreshments and 7pm for the meeting, which is now usually in the new lower-level Community Room/ Events Room (formerly, meetings were held in the Gallery). 

The association has a FaceBook page as well as a Website.  

If you live in, or have an interest in the Gibson Village Neighborhood, you're welcome to attend!

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CANCELED: JUNE Live Figure Drawing
Jun
21
6:00 PM18:00

CANCELED: JUNE Live Figure Drawing

We are sorry to announce that tonight's (June 21, 2018) Figure-Drawing Session has been canceled.  We apologize for any inconvenience and hope you'll join us, next month!  Details for the usual event, are below.

Usual Monthly Event:

For a cost of $15 per artist, cash only please (any revenue over the cost of hiring the model will go to the ClearWater Artists Coalition, to be spent toward bringing you this and other events). Bring your own easel, materials and refreshments. We have folding tables and chairs if needed. 18 and over please. Professional conduct is expected and required.  Arrive before 6pm or ring doorbell for entry.  We look forward to seeing you here.

This event is also posted as a Facebook Event on our ClearWater FaceBook page.

You'll not only have a model for three hours for only $15, you'll have the camaraderie of fellow artists and a stellar exhibit surrounding you, to take in during breaks!

Models-- anyone interested in modeling for our Figure Drawing Sessions may contact the ClearWater Manager, Sarah Gay at clearwatermgr@gmail.com or 704-784-9535; and/or ClearWater Artists Coalition President, Gordon C. James at gjamespaintings@aol.com. 

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Monthly Meeting: Gibson Village Community Association
Jun
12
6:30 PM18:30

Monthly Meeting: Gibson Village Community Association

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Neighborhood Association Meeting

The Gibson Village Neighborhood Association holds a monthly community meeting every second Tuesday at 7pm at the Clearwater Artist Studios.  See you at 6:30 for some refreshments and 7pm for the meeting, which is now usually in the new lower-level Community Room/ Events Room (formerly, meetings were held in the Gallery). 

The association has a FaceBook page as well as a Website.  

If you live in, or have an interest in the Gibson Village Neighborhood, you're welcome to attend!

View Event →
2nd Saturday OPEN Studios  (June 2018)
Jun
9
10:00 AM10:00

2nd Saturday OPEN Studios (June 2018)

2ndSaturdays_logo.LR.jpg

Our monthly art Open House!

WELCOME! To our monthly 'open house' of artist studios, complete with a plethora of working artists in them! Every 2nd Saturday, ClearWater Artist Studios in Concord, NC opens its doors with a selection of the leasing artists present and available in/ doors open to, their working art studios. Come see what artists are making, chat with them and ask questions, maybe even buy some art for your loved ones! With Southern Piedmont Woodturners also in attendance and possibly running demonstrations on their lathes in Studio #122.

Corresponding FaceBook Event Page allows you to see if friends are going!

Whatever Gallery Show is on Exhibit for that month will also be open to view.

For more info on who the 15 artists are, here at ClearWater, and what they make, see the 'Artists' page on our website, where each artist has a sub-page showing their bio and samples of their work!

Doors open at 10am or just after.
PARKING IS FREE and easy in our two lots on Crowell Dr NW as well as several spaces out behind the Ops Building. Two driveways from Kerr Street give you three places to enter the campus. Main Entrance is facing Crowell Drive. SEE WEBSITE for maps, aerial layout of the campus & building, etc.

This day (every 2nd Saturday of the month) you will find:

ClearWater Artist Studios will be 'manned' by artist members with doors open 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Featured Gallery Exhibit This Month:

(See below- Exhibit Descriptions entered as Exhibits are scheduled).


Facility Phone: 704-784-9535

View Event →
2nd Saturday OPEN Studios  (May 2018)
May
12
10:00 AM10:00

2nd Saturday OPEN Studios (May 2018)

2ndSaturdays_logo.LR.jpg

Our monthly art Open House!

WELCOME! To our monthly 'open house' of artist studios, complete with a plethora of working artists in them! Every 2nd Saturday, ClearWater Artist Studios in Concord, NC opens its doors with a selection of the leasing artists present and available in/ doors open to, their working art studios. Come see what artists are making, chat with them and ask questions, maybe even buy some art for your loved ones! With Southern Piedmont Woodturners also in attendance and possibly running demonstrations on their lathes in Studio #122.

Corresponding FaceBook Event Page allows you to see if friends are going!

Whatever Gallery Show is on Exhibit for that month will also be open to view.

For more info on who the 15 artists are, here at ClearWater, and what they make, see the 'Artists' page on our website, where each artist has a sub-page showing their bio and samples of their work!

Doors open at 10am or just after.
PARKING IS FREE and easy in our two lots on Crowell Dr NW as well as several spaces out behind the Ops Building. Two driveways from Kerr Street give you three places to enter the campus. Main Entrance is facing Crowell Drive. SEE WEBSITE for maps, aerial layout of the campus & building, etc.

This day (every 2nd Saturday of the month) you will find:

ClearWater Artist Studios will be 'manned' by artist members with doors open 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Featured Gallery Exhibit This Month:

(See below- Exhibit Descriptions entered as Exhibits are scheduled).


Facility Phone: 704-784-9535

View Event →
Monthly Meeting: Gibson Village Community Association
May
8
6:30 PM18:30

Monthly Meeting: Gibson Village Community Association

14444700_1073331052714476_6932944169653184115_o.jpg

Neighborhood Association Meeting

The Gibson Village Neighborhood Association holds a monthly community meeting every second Tuesday at 7pm at the Clearwater Artist Studios.  See you at 6:30 for some refreshments and 7pm for the meeting, which is now usually in the new lower-level Community Room/ Events Room (formerly, meetings were held in the Gallery). 

The association has a FaceBook page as well as a Website.  

If you live in, or have an interest in the Gibson Village Neighborhood, you're welcome to attend!

View Event →
Live Figure Drawing at ClearWater Artist Studios
Apr
19
6:00 PM18:00

Live Figure Drawing at ClearWater Artist Studios

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Join our resident artists every 3rd Thursday for live figure drawing, from professional models.

For a cost of $15 per artist (any revenue over the cost of hiring the model will go to the ClearWater Artists Coalition, to be spent toward bringing you this and other events). Bring your own materials and refreshments. 18 and over please. Professional conduct is expected and required.  Arrive before 6pm or you will have to ring doorbell for entry.  We look forward to seeing you here.

This event is also posted as a Facebook Event on our ClearWater FaceBook page.

You'll not only have a model for three hours for only $15, you'll have the camaraderie of fellow artists and a stellar exhibit surrounding you, to take in during breaks!

Models-- anyone interested in modeling for our Figure Drawing Sessions may contact the ClearWater Manager, Sarah Gay at clearwatermgr@gmail.com or 704-784-9535; and/or ClearWater Artists Coalition President, Gordon C. James at gjamespaintings@aol.com. 

View Event →
2nd Saturday OPEN Studios  (April 2018)
Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

2nd Saturday OPEN Studios (April 2018)

2ndSaturdays_logo.LR.jpg

Our monthly art Open House!

WELCOME! To our monthly 'open house' of artist studios, complete with a plethora of working artists in them! Every 2nd Saturday, ClearWater Artist Studios in Concord, NC opens its doors with a selection of the leasing artists present and available in/ doors open to, their working art studios. Come see what artists are making, chat with them and ask questions, maybe even buy some art for your loved ones! With Southern Piedmont Woodturners also in attendance and possibly running demonstrations on their lathes in Studio #122.

Corresponding FaceBook Event Page allows you to see if friends are going!

Whatever Gallery Show is on Exhibit for that month will also be open to view.

For more info on who the 15 artists are, here at ClearWater, and what they make, see the 'Artists' page on our website, where each artist has a sub-page showing their bio and samples of their work!

Doors open at 10am or just after.
PARKING IS FREE and easy in our two lots on Crowell Dr NW as well as several spaces out behind the Ops Building. Two driveways from Kerr Street give you three places to enter the campus. Main Entrance is facing Crowell Drive. SEE WEBSITE for maps, aerial layout of the campus & building, etc.

This day (every 2nd Saturday of the month) you will find:

ClearWater Artist Studios will be 'manned' by artist members with doors open 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Featured Gallery Exhibit This Month:

(See below- Exhibit Descriptions entered as Exhibits are scheduled).


Facility Phone: 704-784-9535

View Event →
Monthly Meeting: Gibson Village Community Association
Apr
10
6:30 PM18:30

Monthly Meeting: Gibson Village Community Association

14444700_1073331052714476_6932944169653184115_o.jpg

Neighborhood Association Meeting

The Gibson Village Neighborhood Association holds a monthly community meeting every second Tuesday at 7pm at the Clearwater Artist Studios.  See you at 6:30 for some refreshments and 7pm for the meeting, which is now usually in the new lower-level Community Room/ Events Room (formerly, meetings were held in the Gallery). 

The association has a FaceBook page as well as a Website.  

If you live in, or have an interest in the Gibson Village Neighborhood, you're welcome to attend!

View Event →
Monthly Meeting: Southern Piedmont Woodturners
Mar
20
5:30 PM17:30

Monthly Meeting: Southern Piedmont Woodturners

Southern Piedmont Woodturners Club holds monthly meeting/ woodturning demo or workshop, every third Tuesday of the month in their studio - #122 - at ClearWater Artist Studios in Concord, NC. All are welcome! Come out and learn about this ancient and fun craft.

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Live Figure Drawing at ClearWater Artist Studios
Mar
15
6:00 PM18:00

Live Figure Drawing at ClearWater Artist Studios

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Join our resident artists every 3rd Thursday for live figure drawing, from professional models.

For a cost of $15 per artist (any revenue over the cost of hiring the model will go to the ClearWater Artists Coalition, to be spent toward bringing you this and other events). Bring your own materials and refreshments. 18 and over please. Professional conduct is expected and required.  Arrive before 6pm or you will have to ring doorbell for entry.  We look forward to seeing you here.

This event is also posted as a Facebook Event on our ClearWater FaceBook page.

You'll not only have a model for three hours for only $15, you'll have the camaraderie of fellow artists and a stellar exhibit surrounding you, to take in during breaks!

Models-- anyone interested in modeling for our Figure Drawing Sessions may contact the ClearWater Manager, Sarah Gay at clearwatermgr@gmail.com or 704-784-9535; and/or ClearWater Artists Coalition President, Gordon C. James at gjamespaintings@aol.com. 

View Event →