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RoCA’s Virtual Studio Tour with Surreal artist Charlotte Schulz
August 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm$10
Zoom into Surreal artist Charlotte Schulz’s studio this August
Cost: $10 per visit
August 18th, 3:00pm
Join Rockland Center for the Arts on August 18th, at 3:00pm with Surreal artist Charlotte Schulz for a private tour of her studio. Schulz creates large-scale charcoal drawings where personal sensibilities tangle with larger collective experiences such as natural disaster, social upheaval, and fears about global warming. They are composed of small discrete images ranging over expansive spaces weaving together narratively. Assembling torn section of paper, she creates an oddly shaped and undulating final drawing – taking on a sculptural sensibility. Her process is at once additive, subtractive, and improvisational. Pieces can be added to the size of the drawing, charcoal removed with eraser, built up on the surface or edges torn leaving a missed piece of the scene, as an evolving narrative emerges. By mixing up the actual and illusionary, Schulz creates a visual correspondence to forces felt in the world and in us – forces both intimate as well as social and environmental. Informed by extensive reading her work draws upon Buddhist teachings, news, events, and poetry.
Charlotte is the recipient of individual artist fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation in 2010, the New York Foundation for the Arts in 2017, 2009, and 2002, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation in 2005-2006, and the State of Florida in 1996. Her solo exhibitions include: The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Mills College Art Museum and Wake Forest University. Schulz’s work is included in the permanent collections of The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, the University of Florida, and Mills College Art Museum. She teaches at Parsons School of Design in NYC and has exhibited at RoCA in 2017’s Dwellings.
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