At McColl Center for Art + Innovation’s Open House, on Thursday, January 24th, 2019, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., meet the artists-in-residence and enjoy the opening of the new fall exhibit “New Works / Alumni One.”
This is a free event.
Meet our new artists-in-residence in their studios and have a first look at McColl’s winter/spring exhibition, New Works / Alumni Two, featuring alumni artists Felicia van Bork, Tomoo Kitamura, and Kevin Hogan.
- Esperanza Cortés
- Michael Harrison
- Carmella Jarvi
- Tom Stanley
- Chris Watts
- Antoine Williams
Main Gallery Exhibition
New Works / Alumni Two, featuring alumni artists Felicia van Bork (2005, 2012), Tomoo Kitamura (2012-2013), and Kevin Hogan (2005).
Alumni + exhibiting artist Kevin Hogan will perform the completion of a wall drawing with his Ellipse Guide, a large wooden tool he designed and built to drawing his signature ellipses on large canvases and walls. The final live drawing will be part of the New Works / Alumni Two exhibition.
Second Floor Exhibition
Selected Alumni Artists: 20 Years of Art + Innovation featuring recent works by Juan Fuentes (2015), Beverly Smith (2001), and Tom Thoune (2001, 2005) to celebrate twenty years of McColl Center. Also included is the original documentation by alumnus artist Marcus Schubert (1999) of his Burning Church Series that helped inaugurate the McColl Center for Art + Innovation in 1999.
Cheat Code performance
Cheat Code is a poetic performance by alumni artist de’Angelo Dia (2010) which examines the intersectionality of implicit bias, cultural assimilation, and video game culture. The performance and sound installation is inspired by current events and the classic Nintendo games Contra and Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out.
Free parking: On N. Tryon St. after 6 p.m. and in the lot at the corner of W. 10th St. and N. Church St. (behind Charlotte Ballet).
There will be beer for sale.