Exposing an Artist’s Perspective Exhibition and programming by Charity Appell McNabb
Opening Reception: Friday, January 4, 2019
This month’s exhibition and events provide insight into how the mind of an artist works and what constitutes the creative process.
In conjunction with the installation will be a series of weekly events titled:
Art Beyond Object: Developing the Way We Understand Art
January 5 Artist as Thinker A videotaped performance & lecture with Brandon Pierce
January 11 Artist as Scientist/ Activist Join us for a conversation about how artists are particularly positioned to raise awareness and influence critical issues in society. Charity Appell McNabb and Anthony Morales lead the conversation and discussion. Anthony Morales is a fisheries biologist and artist with thirty years of experience and first-hand knowledge of the natural and the Anthropocene forces on the coastal resources.
January 19 Artist as Mentor This event is for budding artists who may not be aware of the opportunities or connections available in the art world. A group of professional artists with a wide range of experiences will be available to provide some insights into what “next steps” might be fun and exciting for developing artists. Interested artists are invited to bring in a piece of work (in progress or completed) for an optional critique. All are welcome to sit in, listen & engage. Guest artists include Ken Steinkamp, R. Douglass Rice, gallery owner Monika Agnello and working members of the art community.
January 26 Art as Life Community Open Gallery Pot Luck Party featuring the food creations of local artists & eaters. RSVP by January 20, 2019, to be a part of this smorgasbord of treats and to enjoy the vast array of offerings.
Ongoing Artist as Maker sale of art and crafts of multiple makers
Charity Appell McNabb researches the creative process of fine artists both as a working artist and through interviews and experiments with other artists. The creative process is a discrete way to a specific end. However, it remains difficult to define, has enormous variation, and while known intimately by practicing artists, it remains invisible to most art viewers. This installation and series of events attempts to expose one artist’s practice, that while inchoate, nebulous, and amorphous, can be experienced. Through collaborations with other artists throughout the month, the artist will expand the discussion to include other artists’ practices in order to engage the viewer in this question, “What is the creative process?”
CURRENT: PRESENT! NOVEMBER 23 THRU DECEMBER 23
a group exhibition featuring small works of art
and designed objects that you don’t necessarily need.
a present is a gift
the present is right now
1. the period of time now occurring.
"they are happy and at peace, refusing to think beyond the present"
synonyms: now, today, the present time/moment, the here and now"forget the past and think about the present"
A gift, especially one given for birthdays, Christmas, anniversaries, graduations, weddings, or any other special occasions.
RACHELE WILL BE GIVING A SERIES OF PAINTING DEMONSTRATIONS ON SATURDAYS IN AUGUST
AS OPEN AS THE SEA IS WIDE
2018 SUMMER SALON EXHIBITION FEATURING:
Charity Appell McNabb
Annette L. Born
Roger Douglass Rice
Chloe Feldman Emison
Works on Paper
May 18th - June 24th, 2018
the real ones
January - May 2018
grand drawing group
IS ON A WINTER BREAK.
JOIN US IN 2019 FOR DRAWING SESSIONS, WORKSHOPS & CLASSES IN THE GALLERY
Open drawing at Setra Artes begins with a series of 2-5 minute flowing gestures, moving on to a number of 10 minute poses—followed by several 20 minute poses. Afternoon sessions continue with 3, 20 minute sessions of the same pose (for those who wish to focus on more detail). Participants are encouraged to move about the gallery to access alternate anglesand get a new perspective on the model.
Sessions are 4 hours long.
Cost: $20 per session.
Please arrive by 1:30 to get yourself situated.
The model will be in pose from 2 - 6 PM.
There will be short breaks throughout the afternoon...with one slightly longer break at the halfway mark.
Please bring all the materials you need including a collapsable easel—should you require one.
If you're an oil painter, awesome. Please get in touch with us so we can discuss the solvent situation.
Please call 774.319.6144 to reserve a space--which is somewhat limited.