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Opening Reception: 'Earth Wind & Fire' Group Show

A joint show juxtaposing the different styles of four artists: Regina Calton Burchett Fine Art, ClearWater Resident artist (pastels + oil); Debbie Rasberry (pastels); Carmella Jarvi (glass); and Chris Craft (encaustic abstracts). These artists, whose work all explores different elemental relationships between form and color, the eye and the hand, perception and expression, and the elements of Nature, come together with their very different styles in a joint celebration of Earth, Wind & Fire. This show will fill the 2,000+ sq-ft Main Gallery in ClearWater Artist Studios. The Opening Reception, Friday January 13, 2017 from 6-8:30pm, will feature all four artists, with refreshments, music, and discussion… along with an artist demonstration and talk by Chris Craft, encaustic painter. Craft paints abstract landscapes in encaustic, or wax-based paint; depending on how thickly it is applied it can be carved, drawn and painted on to create the imagery of his imagination. He calls it ‘sculpting in paint.’ His encaustic demo will occur at 7pm during the reception. Additional Artist Demonstrations will be held the following day, during Second Saturday Open Studios at ClearWater, which runs 10am – 4pm (other resident artists are present, with studios open). Regina Burchett’s pastel demo and talk will be at Noon, Saturday 1/14; and Carmella Jarvi will perform a glass demo and talk at 2pm. Related Artist Talks and Demo Sessions: Chris Craft Encaustic Demo: 7pm Friday 1/13 Regina Burchett Pastel Demo: Noon, Saturday 1/14 Carmella Jarvi Glass Demo: 2pm, Saturday 1/14

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January 13, 2017


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