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About “Cover Letters” — new exhibit at Paragraph

When Michael Krueger, curator of “Sincerely Yours,” mentioned to me that he was interested in a show about sincerity, I realized this was probably the only theme I was interested … Continue reading

June 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

366 days in pursuit of the ridiculous

Hello, friends. With Open Studios only hours away, I thought I would share a sneak peek at a project I’ve been working on this past few months. It will be … Continue reading

April 29, 2016 · 3 Comments

A visit with Andrew Lyles, curator of “What Will You Think Tomorrow?”

by Lucas Wetzel From now through March 5, the exhibit “What Will You Think Tomorrow?” is on display at Paragraph Gallery, featuring drawings, collage and sculpture by Charlotte Street studio … Continue reading

February 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Visiting curators Eric and Erin Dodson preview “Aggregate: Structure and Space” at Paragraph

On Thursday, August 13, the third exhibition in the Charlotte Street Studio Residency Visiting Curator Series, Aggregate: Structure and Space, opens at Paragraph Gallery. The exhibition features Hannah Carr, Miranda … Continue reading

August 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Recapping the “Displacement/Thisplacemeant” exhibit at Paragraph Gallery, 5/21 – 7/11

The Displacemeant/Thisplacemeant group show at Paragraph Gallery and the adjacent Project Space featured painting, sculpture and installations from Charlotte Street Studio Residents Rena Detrixhe, Fredy Gabuardy, Adriane Herman, Melanie Johnson, Cristina … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

Midsummer Daydream Type-In, June 20 @ Paragraph

This Saturday, June 20, Charlotte Street writer-in-residence Lucas Wetzel is hosting a Midsummer Daydream Type-in at Paragraph Gallery (23 E. 12th St. between Main and Walnut Streets). Drop by any … Continue reading

June 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pavilionaires, Vol. 1.4: Cat Mahari

Cat Mahari is a dancer on a mission. Her upcoming performance, Expectations of Violence/Rites due Spring: B-BAM! will explore local stories, rites of passage and questions about American blackness, featuring … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pavilionaires, Vol 1.3: Sarah Hearn

Sarah Hearn’s Town Pavilion studio is part work space, part research center and part terrarium. The interdisciplinary artist’s desk, windowsills and wall space are covered with lichen and photographs of … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pavilionaires, vol. 1.2: Lauren Sobchak

Almost every time I walk by interdisciplinary artist Lauren Sobchak‘s studio in the Town Pavilion, I  see colorful new work on display or evidence of other new works-in-progress. Occasionally she … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pavilionaires Vol. 1.1: Danny Volin, writer

This Q&A is the first in a series spotlighting the artwork and individuals that make up the Charlotte Street Foundation Studio Residency program (many of whom operate out of the … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Projects, impressions & typewriter pedestals

“What’s a writer need a studio for anyhow?” asked my grand-uncle Fritz after I told him about my acceptance to the Charlotte Street Foundation Studio Residency program. In my day, … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

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