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Family Collaboration Painting Day

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Family Collaboration Painting Day

Saturday, August 11, 2018  -  11am and 2pm

On Saturday, August 11, ClearWater Artist Studios will host the 3rd and final event in our Live Collaborative Painting series for the Visual Strategies: A Collaborative Project Exhibition:

Family Collaboration Painting Day!

The community is invited to come join us in the creation of two large collaborative collage/ painting works, which will then be added to the exhibition.  The resulting Large Group Artwork will be added to the Exhibition, which is on view in the ClearWater Main Gallery through Tuesday, August 28 (Dates extended to cover an event).   

Sessions are at 11am and 2pm (wrapping up at 4:00 pm) and will be facilitated by Mikel Frank, co-curator of the Visual Strategies: A Collaborative Project exhibition and series of events. The other Curator is Carl Heyward, working from the West Coast of the United States. (See Exhibition page linked above for additional links)

Doors open at 10am for 2nd Saturday Open Studios  (Closing at 4pm). 

See the other online Event Pages for this event:  FaceBook - Eventbrite 

See http://chamazone.wixsite.com/globalartproject for more on the Global Art Project.

ClearWater Artist Studios wishes to acknowledge and thank Charlotte-area store, Binders Art Supplies and Frames (located in the Cotswold area of Charlotte), for their generous donation of paints and painting medium used for the event (and for those to come).

Call the Studios at 704-784-9535 for more info, or see www.clearwaterartists.com.

Hope to see you there! 

 

Info on the other two events we held in this Series:

Live Collaborative Painting Demo

On Saturday, July 14th, Mikel Frank and longtime collaborative painting partner, Gerard Amsellem, who together form the Visual Passion Duo (www.visualpassion.net), presented a 5-hour, Live Collaborative Painting Demo, accompanied by live music with local jazz pianist, Noel Freidline. This exciting event was documented in photos and video that have been, and are being uploaded (as editing unfolds) on the various FaceBook pages associated with the event, and with the Visual Strategies: A Collaborative Project Exhibition (FaceBook Gallery). See them in the Discussion side of the FaceBook event page!

 The final painting created by Mikel Frank and Gerard Amsellem on July 14.  See photos and video of it in process- where you can hear the live jazz improv by keyboardist, Noel Freidline-- on our FaceBook pages for the event!

The final painting created by Mikel Frank and Gerard Amsellem on July 14.  See photos and video of it in process- where you can hear the live jazz improv by keyboardist, Noel Freidline-- on our FaceBook pages for the event!

 

Opening & Live Painting Event

On Opening Day, Sunday July 1st, Those who attended our Opening & Live Painting Event settled into rows of chairs to watch the synchronous, live-painting of a huge work of art by multiple artists.  Four regional members of the Global Art Project, or ‘GAP,’ an international collaborative-artists collective, and one non-affiliated Charlotte artist converged on ClearWater Artist Studios and spent three hours working together to create large, colorful mixed-media artworks on the Studios’ “Giant Easels.”  The resulting work, “Frags to Riches,” is by artists Christopher Padgett Hunnicutt (Raleigh, NC); Mikel Frank (Charlotte, NC); Claire Schauseil (Charlotte); Nancy Perry (Andersen, SC); Sandee Johnson (Asheville, NC) as well as Frank’s 5-year old nephew, Liam Borges.  See photos of it as well as video segments of the artists painting, in Discussion comments at the FaceBook Event Page for the Opening!

 Artists working on the Opening Live Collaborative Painting Day Event-- we'll use these same Giant Easels for Family Painting Day!

Artists working on the Opening Live Collaborative Painting Day Event-- we'll use these same Giant Easels for Family Painting Day!