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Studio Series & Reveal

DATE

Friday, July 12, 2019

TIME

6pm–9pm

LOCATION

Artist Pavilion

AUDIENCE

Adults 18+

COST

Free for members | $10

EVENT CONTACT

760.436.6611 | info@luxartinstitute.org

DESCRIPTION

Please join us for Carolyn Case's Studio Series & Reveal.  A fun evening with music, drinks, hors d'oeuvres, artist discussion and vibrant paintings.  Engage with the artistic process!

 

Further Questions: Please contact our Visitor Services team at visitorservices@luxartinstitute.org or call 760-436-6611.

 

About the Artist:

Baltimore artist, Carolyn Case, combines abstraction with references to her world travels. Immersing herself in a location and letting the specifics guide her, she creates oil paintings that become abstracted landscapes that transcend origin. Her work is an amalgamation of various aesthetics that are drawn from textiles, symbols, artifacts, and landscapes she has encountered. These motifs have a life of their own, with their own histories and stories.

Case’s multi-layered paintings symbolize the complexity of culture and the constant demolition and rebuilding of cultural elements throughout history. Her process involves adding and subtracting layers of paint through sanding and scraping. The destruction of architecture, artifacts, and sometimes the dilapidated state of past cultures are depicted in Case’s paintings alongside still standing relics and cultural markers. Her works transcend a specific time and place and become an imagined landscape of design, patterns, and abstraction.

 

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