Charlotte Street presents two new artist-curated projects: OBJET ~ boutique, organized by Dean Roper, and Tea Time, organized by Rodolfo Marron, opening Friday, January 31, 6-9pm at Paragraph Gallery as part of Charlotte Street Foundation’s Studio Residency Program ¶ Series.
OBJET ~ boutique + Tea Time:
Opening Reception: January 31, 2014
Venue: Paragraph Gallery / 23 East 12th Street KCMO 64105
Dates: January 31 – March 8, 2014
Gallery Hours: Wed, Fri, Sat 12-5pm; Thurs 11-6pm
Details on OBJET ~ boutique: Curated by Charlotte Street Studio Resident artist Dean Roper, OBJET ~ boutique is a pop-up shop hosting a selection of utilitarian objects made by contemporary artists. By having visual artists such as installation and digital media artists creating utilitarian objects, OBJET ~ boutique creates a space between art and design and serves as a platform for selling more interesting functional objects for the enrichment of daily life.
Participating artists include: Brett Ginsburg, Mel Nguyen, Christian Velasquez, Em Gift, Joseph Hutchins, Andy Brayman, Hannah Carr, Joey Watson, Tim Brown, Jen Wilkinson, Van Robinson & Juanito Olivarria, Abraham Diaz, Maegan Stracy, Colin Ziha, Madeline Gallucci
Details on Tea Time: Created by Rodolfo Marron III, Tea Time is a small zine publisher that supports and contributes to Kansas City’s growing zine community by reaching out, connecting and publishing work by local artists. This inaugural Tea Time exhibition will showcase and celebrate the release of newly printed pieces by Charlotte Street Studio Residents Carolina Aranibar, Eric Dobbins and Madeline Gallucci as well as Luke Rocha, Dustin Williams, and others.
Learn more about the exhibition + artists in the full Press Release.
Images from left: OBJET~ boutique: Jen Wilkinson, Digitally printed T’s, 2013; Van Robinson & Juanito Olivarria, Lamp, 2013. Tea Time: Eric Dobbins, In a Frenzy, with Star Blessing (detail), 2013; Madeline Gallucci, Scrap Studies, 2013.