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brittany m. watkins: affect-ed, being
ARTIST TALK: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 6 PM
OPENING RECEPTION: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 7-9 PM
Reception Admission: members, free; non-members, $5 suggested donation
701 Center for Contemporary Art invites you into interdisciplinary artist Brittany M. Watkins’ head space as she explores the human condition in her site-specific installation at the Center. Through the combination of painting, sculpture, audio, video and performance, she transitions between theoretical and physical spaces creating a sensory experience. By using non-traditional, discarded materials Watkins expresses the cycle of obsessive-compulsive behaviors revealed in the daily interactions between the self and society. This combined with created personas, visually or metaphorically, reveal the subject matter.
Join us for the rescheduled artist talk and opening reception for Brittany M. Watkins:AFFECT-ED, BEING on Thursday, September 27, 6 pm & 7-9 pm. The reception is free for 701 CCA members with a $5 suggested donation for non-members. Watkins was the 701 CCA Artist in Residence from August through September 2018 and the exhibition will include work created during her residency, as well as pre-existing works.
Brittany M. Watkins is an interdisciplinary artist from Tallahassee, Florida. Her installation-based practice incorporates painting, sculpture, audio, video, and performance as she moves back and forth between physical and theoretical spaces. Watkins received the Juried Panel Prize ($25,000.00) in ArtFields 2017 for her installation titled:
TICKETS: $10 FOR MEMBERS; $15 FOR NON-MEMBERS
Mitch Butler is a native of Raleigh, NC. He received his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Music Performance from East Carolina University. Mitch is also a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a Doctor of Music Arts degree in Music Performance with an emphasis in Jazz Studies.
Mitch has been the trombonist and leader of a number of musical groups including the Nebulous Jazztet from 2001 to 2006, Modus Bone from 2010 to 2012, the CSU East Bay Faculty Jazztet, and currently the Mitch Butler Quartet.
In August of 2018, Butler was named Assistant Teaching Professor at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. He remains an active performing musician, clinician, composer, and arranger.
Performing with Mitch at 701 will be Phillip Whack, Reggie Sullivan, Amos Hoffman and Brendan Michael Bull!
Check out more about this amazing artist at:http://mitchbutlertrombone.com/