|Kevin leans on the shipping case for Charmed
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Breakfast Salon reception Sunday, March 6 in Phoenix
Join 19 mid-career artists at 10 a.m. on Sunday, March 6 for the Breakfast Salon Exhibit reception. The show, which is being held at the Narthex Gallery at the Church of the Beatitudes, runs Friday, March 4 through Wednesday, April 13. The show and reception are free and open to the public.
In addition to Kevin’s wall sculpture Fall, you also will see other artists’ paintings, pastels and pen-and-ink drawings.
The show is an outgrowth of an informal monthly breakfast held by a group of artists for many years. Many of these artists have shown their work in museums and galleries on the East and West coasts. For a full list of participating artists, please visit “Show Confirms Artists Believe in Future”.
For more information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 602-952-8767.
See you in New York – Charmed selected for Sensual Italy show in March
Kevin’s sculpture Charmed has been selected for the show “Sensual Italy” at the Broome Street Gallery in New York.
“I’m getting a lot of great feedback about this piece,” says Kevin. Of 279 submissions, Charmed was one of 47 pieces selected for the show.
Kevin will be in New York for the reception on Saturday, March 19, from 4 – 7 p.m. The show runs March 15 – 20. The gallery is at 498 Broome Street.
We look forward to seeing you there. For more information about the reception and show, please contact us at email@example.com or 602-952-8767.
Three Caron sculptures now grace Phoenix landmark
Two of Kevin’s sound sculptures are now part of the landscape at the Shemer Art Center & Museum Association. “I’m really pleased to have Nucleus, Perchering and Torsional Twist at this important Phoenix art destination,” says Kevin.
A beloved Phoenix landmark, Shemeris located at 5500 N. Camelback Road. Built in 1919 as the first house in the Arcadia neighborhood, the property was purchased by Martha Shemer and given to the city for an arts facility. In 1985, it became the Shemer Art Center & Museum Association. For more information about Shemer, visit the Shemer Web site.
The Only Way Out auctioned at Phoenix Art Museum
Kevin’s sculpture The Only Way Out was recently auctioned to benefit Contemporary Forum, a special interest group of the Phoenix Art Museum. This year’s event, “A Night of Stars,” was held Saturday evening, February 19.
“It was a wonderful evening,” says Kevin. “The new owner of The Only Way Out is very pleased, and I’m glad that the sculpture is so appreciated.”
For more information about Contemporary Forum, its auction and other activities, visit the Contemporary Forum Web site, email Lynn Spencer or call 480-419-2858.
NEW IN FINE ART
Twists and turns
After confirming his direction with a smaller maquette, Kevin has created the sculpture Sprung.
|Sprung, a free-standing sculpture
Sprung juxtaposes sharp-angled geometric shapes with flowing, continuous forms, one nested inside the other. “The contrast creates organic movement,” says Kevin.
With this sculpture, Kevin continues his exploration of infinite geometric shapes, as he has done previously with After Escher and Mobilus.
“People are reacting enthusiastically to this piece,” Kevin notes. “Perhaps it touches them viscerally, as it does me.”
See additional photos of Sprung on its own page.
|Skeletorus, before its patina
Kevin also addresses the poetry of geometry in another new sculpture, Skeletorus.
“I’m fascinated with shapes like the torus,” Kevin says.
Similar to the mobius and the Klein bottle,the torus has three single sides that rotate to create a three-dimensional shape.
Skeletorus reveals the frame of the torus in a flowing form constructed of strong lines.
“I’m still investigating this phenomenon,” Kevin says.
He is currently working on another torus that offers a simpler approach to the form’s planes.
See additional photos of Skeletorus on its own page.
NEW IN VIDEO
Channel Kevin offers new perspective
Since launching Channel Kevin two-and-a-half years ago, what started as a video diary of what was going on in the studio has blossomed into a worldwide community of more than 750 subscribers.
Kevin now has 132 videos at YouTube, which hosts Channel Kevin. His videos have been watched nearly 650,000 times.
Since his last newsletter, Kevin has added seven more videos, including five with fellow sculptor and machinist Chuck Girard.
“Chuck offers a wealth of knowledge,” says Kevin. “I’m very grateful that he is willing to share what he knows with us. And we have a lot of fun – we’ll have an outtake reel pretty soon!”
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You can see all of Kevin’s videos on his Web site’s Video section, which links directly to
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