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October 2019

Teacher Workshop Exploring Memory is a Strange Bell: The Art of William Christenberry

/// October 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a workshop exploring our new exhibition Memory is a Strange Bell: The Art of William Christenberry. Perhaps no other artist in the American South engaged more deeply and consistently with the concepts of time, place and memory through their work than William Christenberry. Although widely known as a pioneering master of color photography as an art form, Christenberry was a multifaceted artist – utilizing painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, found object assemblage and installations to weave a deeply personal…

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Curated Conversations With Level Artist Collective Member Horton Humble

/// October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for the first in a series of conversations in the galleries of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art with members of Level Artist Collective. The conversation on October 15 will feature Horton Humble. This event is free and open to the public.   ABOUT HORTON HUMBLE Born in New Orleans, Horton Humble is a self-taught American painter. Humble's debut show in 2007 entitled Debris, was a series of paintings using wood from the Hurricane Katrina wreckage centered on themes…

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Artist Workshop: Exploring Memory is a Strange Bell The Art of William Christenberry

/// October 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

The work of William Christenberry spans from pioneering color photography, abstract expressionist paintings, sculptures and some lesser-known ink and pencil drawings. In this workshop, we will investigate abstraction and simplification techniques while using ink on large format paper and a limited color palette, inspired by Christenberry’s reflections on the gourd tree so prevalently displayed throughout the Hale County landscape. What do you notice in the Louisiana country-side? What objects call for your attention? What inspires you to abstraction? Each session…

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November 2019

Artist Workshop: Exploring Level Artist Collective Planning and Creating and Art Installation

/// November 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Explore and create installation artwork inspired by the Artists’ of Level Artist Collective. Several of the artists in this exhibitions incorporate installation as a means to express their artistic vision. How does one plan and create an installation? This fun workshop will give you the resources to design and implement your own small installation art piece sourced from drawing, painting, collage and found-object sculptures. Each session begins with a visual assessment of the artworks and a brief guided meditation. It…

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December 2019

Curated Conversations With Level Artist Collective Member Carl Joe Williams

/// December 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for the second in a series of conversations in the galleries of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art with members of Level Artist Collective. The conversation on December 10 will feature Carl Joe Williams. This event is free and open to the public.   ABOUT CARL JOE WILLIAMS  Carl Joe Williams is a contemporary African American artist known for his multimedia paintings, sculpture, installations and interdisciplinary works. Williams creates paintings and painted sculpture from found objects. He describes his…

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Artist Workshop: Exploring the Work of Tony Degradi 2019 Louisiana Contemporary Artist

/// December 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Are you an open book? What story/stories are you yearning to tell? Delve into the art of the book and take a deep dive into the work of Tony Degradi, an artist in the exhibition, Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation. This workshop will guide you through constructing a layered, low-relief book-based sculptural tableau using old books and collage materials. Each session begins with a visual assessment of the artworks and a brief guided meditation. It is our hope…

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January 2020

Curated Conversations With Level Artist Collective Member Rontherin Ratliff

/// January 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for the final conversation of the series with members of Level Artist Collective. The conversation on January 7 will feature Rontherin Ratliff. This event is free and open to the public.   ABOUT RONTHERIN RATLIFF Rontherin Ratliff was born in New Orleans, where he currently lives and works. He is a self-taught artist whose work explores architecture as analogous to the human conditions. In 2009, Rontherin Ratliff led the artistic direction and co-creation of the set installation for the…

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