April 15, 2009

Art Steamrolls into Carolina Beach on May 16th

For art lovers, here's an interesting event heading to the Island on May 16th from 9:ooam to 4:00pm. The info is taken from a April 14th Encore Magazine article. The pics were taken off the net from other steam roller events using different mediums:

Painter Kristin Gibson is settling in just fine at Spectrum Art Gallery, which just added her to their list of represented artists. Gibson and friends are working on something completely new coming up May 16th. “It’s going to be called the Big Print Block Party!” Gibson says. “It will be a steamroller-powered woodcut printmaking event in Carolina Beach.

Visiting artists from NYC—along with local artists like Jennifer Page, Fritzi Huber, Kristin Gibson, Robert Pleasants, Jeremy Millard, Rebecca Jones, Todd Carignan and Matt Dols—will be creating 4-by-8 giant wood-block carvings to be printed by a steamroller, live, during the event. Early origins of wood-block printing developed on fabric, so as a fabric designer and painter who studied traditional means of (small) wood-block printing for textiles, this oversized contemporary spin is really exciting.”

Read the full article here
Photo Credit: Top image, Side image
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