"Visual Strategies: A Collaborative Project"
Opening Reception • with Live Painting Event
Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 3:00 - 5:30 pm
Selected Collaborators / Paint Performance
See the article on how this day went, at our News Page for it!
Opening reception and LIVE Collaborative Painting Demo on large format paper by available/attending Exhibiting Artists.
This is the Opening Reception for the Guest exhibit / set of events, "Visual Strategies: A Collaborative Project" at ClearWater Artist Studios. It is being organized by two collaborators: local artist/ curator, Mikel Frank, who 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; 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!
See the Main Exhibition Event Listing on our Website
Other Events-- quick preview--
July 14th -- 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)
August 11 -- Family Collaborative Painting Day - 11am and 2pm (until 4pm): the Community is invited to come paint a large work together that will then be added to the exhibition!