***Workshops***

A list of spring and summer workshops can be found at this link.



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May 25 - October 27, 2019

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum

Southern Strands: North Carolina Fiber Art

Artists:

Susan Brandeis, Edwina Bringle, Catharine Ellis, Evee Erb, Vicki Essig, Marguerite Jay Gignoux, Carmen Grier, Bryant Holsenbeck, Joyce Watkins King, Jeana Klein, September Krueger, Bethanne Knudson, Precious Lovell, Erin Miller, Leslie Pearson, Susan Sharpe, Sydney Sogol, Billie Ruth Sudduth, Mary Tuma, Andrea Vail, Jan-Ru Wan


This project is made possible by a grant from the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership.

 

Saturday, October 5

Beyond the Surface 

2019 SDA Biennial Conference

Figuring It Out: Truths of Being Successful, with panelists Rena Wood, Jennifer Reis, Catherine Reinhart, moderated by Andrea Vail. Textiles and fiber art offer a multitude of paths both freeing and daunting. During this panel, professional and emerging artists will discuss their practice and career. Navigating the successes and challenges of creating within the field of textile and fiber art will also be discussed. Intended for students, life-long learners, makers who work in multiple fibers media, and all creatives who are interested in learning about different paths for success within our field.

St. Louis, MO, 1:00 - 2:00 

Details: SurfaceDesign.org

 

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June 7 - May 5

Goodyear Arts

Peach Pie is a group art exhibition that offers up a slice of the nuanced identities of women and femmes that inhabit the South.

Curated by Grace Stott and Melody Rood 

Opening: Friday, June 4, 6-9PM





Artists:


Renee Cloud, Matt Cosper, Logan Cyrus, de'Angelo Dia, Justin Evans, Jeremy Fisher, Amy Herman, Blaine Hurdle, Jeff Jackson, Holly Keogh, Debora Koo, Nathaniel Lancaster, Andy McMillan, HNin Nie, Barbara Schreiber, Todd Stewart, Grace Stott, Andrea Vail, Jason Watson, Liliya Zalevskaya

Curated by Renee Cloud and de'Angelo Dia



 

January 25, 2019

Make tassels! During the kickoff programming of Connect with Culture Days with Arts and Science Council, I'll host a FRIENDGE event and hope you'll join! 

#CultureForAll \ #CLT250 \ #makinfriendge

Schedule of all events

Workshop: Crochet (and beyond)

Date: Nov 17 2018, 1PM - 4PM

Goodyear Arts Free Workshop Series:

10 free art workshops: Designed with input from our neighbors, taught by Goodyear Arts alumni artists, funded by Arts & Science Council, with all art supplies included! 

Press: Charlotte Observer 

 

A Day with SDA at Fuller Craft Museum

October 27, 2018

Friendge event, along with Adrienne Sloane's Vote on-site with and afternoon Lecture, “Words Matter,” by invited speaker, Stuart Kestenbaum


Waterworks Visual Arts Center
June 2, 2018 - August 31, 2018

Artists:

Alessandra Sulpy, William Paul Thomas, Andrea Vail, Angelina Woehr


North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship 2017 Award Exhibition
Cameron Art Museum

May 3, 2018 -September 3, 2018 (extended from previous close)
Opening Reception May 2

Artists:

Jason Adams, Robin M. Gee, Andrew Hayes, Harriet Hoover, John Huneycutt, John W. Love, Jr., Jackson Odell Martin, Jayden Moore, Sheryl Oring, Katina Parker, Thomas Schmidt, Shannon Lee Silva, Helen Simoneau, Lien Truong, Andrea Vail, Jina Valentine, Stephanie J. Woods

Residency and exhibition at Elsewhere

June 12, 2017 - July 10, 2017

Artists:

Samantha Burns, Hale Ekinci, Ben Seretan, Andrea Vail


 

 Teen Art Studio at Community School of the Arts.

What to expect: Casual weekly afternoon sessions that combine learning new skills (in painting, drawing, fibers, mixed media, and sculpture) with informal discussions on contemporary art and design, and developing careers in the arts. Students will engage in a short series of self-guided portfolio projects and sketchbook exercises, and make occasional excursions beyond the studio to explore museums, parks, and other cultural attractions in Uptown Charlotte.

EXHIBITION ARTIST SERIES: Andrea Vail
CAM's Museum School

Artist Talk: March 25, 2018

Workshop: Collecting Pile: REASSEMBLE
March 23 - March 24


Textures: CLTextile

C3Lab

January 5 - January 26, 2018


 
CSA Faculty/Student Pop-Up Exhibition

Knight Gallery, Spirit Square
December 1, 2017 - January 15, 2018 

Community School of the Arts (CSA) is a passionate advocate, leading the civic dialogue about the value of arts education by helping parents, educators and Charlotteans fully understand the benefits of participatory music and art instruction. CSA collaborates with a wide range of non-profits, schools, faith-based and fellow arts organizations to raise awareness of the transformative power of arts education.


Crossing Generations: Past, Present & Future

Curated by Jane Sauer

Hoffman Gallery, Oregon College of Art and Craft
August 3-6, 2017

Artists: 

James Bassler, Lia Cook, John Garrett, Michael James, Glenn Kaufman, Gerhardt Knodel, Jack Lenor Larsen, Anna Carlson, Vic De La Rosa, Karen Hampton, Mark Newport, Julie Sirek, Aaron McIntosh, Nicole Benner, Rena Detrixhe, Molly Koehn, Aram Han Sifuentes, Lauren Sinner, Jodi Stevens, Andrea Vail, Anel Zarate

Crossing Generations featureSurface Design Journal, Summer 2017


"ARTFUL: VISUAL ARTS, What to Do and See in Charlotte. Who to Meet." The Charlotte Observer 21 May 2017: 3C. Print.


17 May 2017 - Interview with HappeningsCLT

Read the full post here.

2017 Arrowmont Instructor Exhibition

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts 
Sandra J. Blain Gallery

May 13 – July 22, 2017

COLLECTING_PILE
An interactive artwork which involves the community as both content and collaborator. 

EVENTS
Sat, Mar 18 2p-4p - PILE Sketch
Thurs, Mar 23 6p-9p - Uptown Crawl
Fri, Mar 10 6p-9p
Thurs, Jan 26 6p-9p - group work session


2016-2017 NC Arts Council Fellowship.


PRESS:
www.ncarts.org

The Charlotte Observer


Studio Party

annual party + contemporary art sale

McColl Center for Art + Innovation

Saturday, February 25, 2017
7-11 PM

December 16, 6 – 9pm
Goodyear Arts

Please join us to celebrate the Artists-in-Residence for the months of November/December: Dylan GilbertGrace Elizabeth StottAndrea Vail

7pm and 8:30pm - Preview performance of the acid Western musical ALL THE DOGS AND HORSES by Dylan Gilbert and collaborators.

Cat Babbie will also have an installation on view in the Project Studio.

Free & open to the public, with free parking (!!)


Oct 27. 2016 - Dec 2016

Goodyear Arts Residency

Stop by during the Uptown Art Crawl . It's the first day for the new residents!
Thursday, October 27
at 6 PM - 9 PM



Aug 26, 2016 - Nov 21, 2016

Residency
Opening: Aug 26, 5PM - 7PM
Residency Artist Talks: Aug 27, 2PM - 3PM

form & concept
435 South Guadalupe St
Santa Fe, NM 87501

 

Oct 3, 2016 - Oct 21, 2016

In Esse: Material, Process, and Community

Emily Davis Gallery
The University of Akron
Akron, OH

PRESS:
akronist.com

Aug 31, 2016 - Sept 23

Faculty Biennial Exhibition

Aug 31
Panel Discussion - 4PM 
Reception - 5PM to 7PM

The Department of Art & Art History
Rowe Galleries
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001

May 10, 2016

 Inspirational 10 



Mar 6, 2016

FRIENDGE Event

Friendge, an ongoing initiative, invites participation from the community to build an ornamental border that symbolizes inclusiveness rather than exclusivity.

Each tassel connected becomes fringe. Materials provided.

Lore Emelio Studio 

Apr 8, 9, & 10 2016

FRIENDGE Event - Located next to the BOOM Intersection Stage at 1920 Commonwealth Ave

BOOM
Three days of art, performance and the unexpected. Charlotte’s first artist-led annual showcase of experimental/contemporary performance and visual art. 

BOOM events take place between Central and Commonwealth Avenues in the Plaza Midwood neighborhood. All venues are within a short walking distance.

Visit the BOOM Intersection Stage at 1920 Commonwealth Avenue.
This stage will be the center of information and outdoor entertainment during the event.

February 26, 2016

Site Seeing at C3Lab visually creates a sense of surrealism or magic by reworking or rethinking existing objects.  Inspiring a sense of sarcasm or a feeling of playfulness, the artwork reimagines your perception of realism combining familiar objects and/or experiences in similar ways with various mediums.

Artists include Nick DeFord, Jenny Hanson, Bryan Olson, Andrea Vail

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