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And The Winners Art

As Juror, I’m picking the winners today at the Grosse Pointe Artists Association. Opening & discussion tomorrow 6/9 @ 6:30. It would be great if you could join us.


Information below from the GPAA. Click on the link above to see a preview of the exhibit.

Worlds Collide: Artists combine two seemingly discordant ideas into one finished artwork. Open for in-person viewing, 4-7 pm Thursdays and 10 am – 1 pm Saturdays thru July 14

The artists in this show were asked to combine two seemingly discordant ideas into one finished artwork, leading to some interesting discussions. You can join them and juror for the show, Steve Miller,  for a discussion at 6:30 pm on Thursday, June 9, in the gallery.

You can view the show in-person:

4- 7 pm on Thursdays | 10 am – 1 pm on Saturdays thru July 14.

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This exhibition challenges artists to look at a world without color. From subtle shades of grays to black, we are seeking work ranging from realism to surrealism and abstraction.

The Juror, Marat Paransky is a sculptor, painter, photographer and mixed-media artist. Born in Kiev, Ukraine in 1986, his family settled in Mero Detroit in 1997. He received an MFA degree in Visual Arts from the Lesley University College of Art & Design in Cambridge, MA, and undergraduate degrees in fine arts and political science. His art has been exhibited throughout Michigan, as well as in Boston, San Francisco, Fayetteville, AR, and Windsor, ON. 
Marat’s work generally falls under the umbrellas of themed projects. One body of work focuses on the nuclear power/weapons industry. It combines his interest and research into the nuclear disasters, as well as its ties to his early childhood in Ukraine. Another project looks at chance and found objects/images. It takes the form of collage and assemblage, and there is often the inclusion of bits and pieces of Marat’s older artworks. Finally, there is the group of works that deals with recent political and artistic developments. The emphasis here is on text, language and symbols from everyday life, and it takes a more personal and self-reflexive approach.

Dates

Start Date: Mar 10, 2022

Reception Date: Mar 11, 2022

End Date: Apr 28, 2022

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Art Opening Today

Grosse Pointe Art Assoc. 79th Members Show. The opening is today from 2-4pm at the War Memorial. Hope to see you there, although I’ll be late, coming from my daughters gymnastics meet. Happy Sunday, stay dry.

Unexpected Expedition hanging in the 79th GPAA members show at the War Memorial in Grosse Pointe.

 

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GPAA 79th Annual Members’ Show

 

6:30 – 8 p.m., Thursday, May 11, Art Studio, The War Memorial

TECHNOLOGY in ART with Steve Miller and Ned Devine
Their theme for the evening: Digital technology is as much a part of contemporary art as it is a part of our daily lives. It affects the way we see and interact with the world, as well as how artists respond to it. The influence is so broad that we are now in a post analogue art world. Not to say that painting, sculpture, and photography are dead; on the contrary, they are augmented, just like our reality. Technology interacts with the arts in so many ways. Artists use digital components in research, creation, dispersion, cooperation and collaboration, just to name a few. Digital technologies in the arts have shrunken our physical world while expanding our conceptual capabilities, creating new conversations and expressions about how we view and create art.

 

There is no charge and everyone is welcome. Please register to let us know you are coming:

http://grossepointeartcenter.org/events/events-schedule/#!event-list

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Technology in Art

Grosse Pointe Artist Association has asked me to lead a discussion about technology in art with it’s members. I’m not sure I’m completely qualified to lead this discussion, but what the hell, so I’ve asked my friend and fellow artist, and high school art teacher Ned Devine to join me in the presentation and discussion. Here’s our concept:

Digital technology is as much a part of contemporary art as it is a part of our daily lives. It affects the way we see and interact with the world, as well as how artists respond to it. The influence is so broad that we are now in a post analogue art world. Not to say that painting, sculpture, and photography are dead; on the contrary, they are augmented, just like our reality. Technology interacts with the arts in so many ways. Artists use digital components in research, creation, dispersion, cooperation and collaboration, just to name a few. Digital technologies in the arts have shrunken our physical world while expanding our conceptual capabilities, creating new conversations and expressions about how we view and create art.

 

The presentation and discussion will take place Thursday, May 11, in the Art Studio, at The War Memorial, Grosse Pointe, MI.

Please let me know if you are interested in participating in this discussion.

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79th Annual Members Show

Just Bluffing,” and “Unexpected Expedition” have been accepted into the Grosse Pointe Art Association’s members show. If you’d like to see these paintings in person, along with several works by other talented humans, here are the details. The show is located at the War Memorial in Grosse Pointe, MI. The exhibition dates are from May 8 – June 12. The reception is from 2 – 4 pm, Sunday, May 21. I will be late to the reception because my daughters have a gymnastics meet. So if you’d like to chat, I’ll be there around three.

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