Somewhere Between Beginner and Picasso The Summer Students of Charles David Viera
August 26 - November 24
Located downstairs in the Lower Level Gallery.
“Summer 2015 was a creative time for the students at the Arts Council of Princeton and especially for those students of Painting and Drawing Instructor Charles David Viera. Presented here is a selection of artwork created by beginner and advanced students from these Summer 2015 classes.”
Classes with work on view include Drawing in Color: Beginner, Painting A.M., Landscape Painting, and Plein Air Painting at Morven.
The Concussion Diaries
“I suffered a serious concussion in April 2017. Alice fell down a rabbit hole; I just fell on the floor. The doctors forbade ‘reading, screens of any sort, and complex thinking.’ For the first four months I couldn’t even listen to music. I wondered if I might go bonkers – and then I wondered if that was complex thinking. Without the capacity for the usual distractions, I found myself in a quiet world of color and composition. In some ways my sensory experience was stripped …
The Periodic Table of Elements
“My work has always been inspired, to one degree or another, by my interest and attention to the Sciences. This new body of work, THE PERIODIC TABLE OF ELEMENTS, gets to the essence of life and ecosystems by focusing on the natural “elements” themselves which make everything in the natural and synthetic worlds possible. Congruent with this are my own principle interests with surface and materiality as each work is an experiment with materials and texture – mixing a variety of gels and other additives …