FaceBook 'Gallery' page for the Exhibition is here.
A Collaborative Project
Curated by Mikel Frank
and Carl Heyward
GLOBAL ART PROJECT joins Collaborative Artists operating out of the Artist-run ClearWater Art Studios in Concord, NC for a gallery exhibition of new works demonstrating the challenges and rewards gained through the various means of working collaboratively derived from the seminal GAP Frag(mentation) Exchange involving the membership of more than 40 artists working in 12 countries.
the frag (ments), the raw materials that might become elements of mixed-media collages or paintings...torn found papers, billboard-tears, fabric, found shopping lists, photos and negatives, discarded canvas and throw-away's that are given new life by another artist who incorporates these raw materials into something new; a way to collaborate via the mail and internet as well as in-person...
mixed-media work derived from the exchange between members of Global Art Project; relinquishing responsibility or ownership going beyond the original intention of an image or idea broken down into fragments ( frags) resulting in a deconstruction, a re-ordering of the visual universe into new ways of seeing…