Image, Barbara Campisi, BEFORE THE RAIN (SMALL) 2014, Watercolor pencil on paper and mylar, 8 x 6 inches // Valuation: $2000 – Starting bid: $500
Here we are, at the last print issue of the WG News + Arts, a paper of integrity and fun, exploratory attitudes and true grit. Every artwork represented in these (30lb groundwood) pages was made by a local Williamsburg/Greenpoint/Bushwick artist who is highly professional and has donated work to the cause of honest local reporting; all the proceeds from the sale of these artworks at auction will go toward paying back the paper’s outstanding receipts. And if there’s any money left over? It will be divided among the artists themselves.
Image, Carrie Beckmann, BOMBAY, BROOKLYN, 2010 // Watercolor on paper, 16 x 90 inches // Valuation: $2000 – Starting bid: $500 paddle8.com/auctions/wgnews
Sun, sand, and creativity—along with food, drink, and an after-party—are the order of the day at public event at Rockaway Beach. • Friday, August 9, Noon – 9pm • Creative Time is hosting its second annual artist sandcastle competition in Far Rockaway. A group of ten selected artists and their teams will gather on the more…
We wanted to encourage the artists to come out of their studios and make work that the audience could dive into, to interact with each other and explore their own creativity. We were weaving in and out of dumpsters making art out of trash. You’d see really exciting trends—you really felt you were on the cutting edge.