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September & October Artist: David Brown

Art Opening & First Friday Wine and Cheese Tasting | Friday, September 7, 5-7pm

Artist statement:
Wouldn’t it be nice if life came at us in some kind of order? By subject, maybe, like in school. We could focus on one subject and one lesson at time: Hear a lecture, read a chapter, take a quiz. But it doesn’t happen that way.

Life is ‘coming at us’ fast. Like bugs splattering against a windshield on a hot night drive through the summer countryside, each moment of our life hits us with a random spray of the ‘stuff’ of life, often with no apparent meaning or connection.

I create from raw materials I find everywhere – photos, advertising, movies, books, magazines, paintings, manuscripts, newspapers, Library of Congress – raw materials are any electronic images I can combine and rearrange and transform.

Many of my prints refer to one story or more. Some refer to a theme only suggested by the images. Most include both abstract and representational elements. All include representational elements abstracted from their original context. I intend that my prints provide viewers a few moments of visual delight simply in the design and color of the work. I intend that some viewers will be moved by curiosity to learn if there’s anything more to the picture than the shapes and lines and colors. Because there’s always a story. Even if I say there’s no story, or I don’t know the story, there’s a story. And a story can breathe life into a picture. I provide notes with my exhibited works, or in my website gallery, or in person. My notes are only bread crumbs.

I often experience the joy of discovery when I work on these pieces because I generally have no preconceived image in mind. I’m attracted by this or that old poster, photograph, painting, the lettering on an old sign. And there I start. Later, I discover the connections between the image and the stories. Sometimes much later. You know, kind of like bugs splattering against a windshield on a hot summer night drive through the countryside.

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July & August = Staff Art Show

Co-op Staff are banding together for a joint art show! Some of the artists you may have seen in our space before, some you have not! A variety of mediums and artistic styles will be on display.

Wine and Cheese Tasting with Art Opening: Friday, July 6, 5-7pm.

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Display Your Artwork at the Co-op

If you are interested in displaying your artwork please contact Kim Corbin, Marketing Manager, by e-mail, phone or stopping into the Co-op. Please fill out the form linked below to have your artwork considered for display.

Artist Application & Agreement

Upcoming Events

  1. $5 Dinner

    October 23 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. Trick-or-Treat at the Co-op!

    October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  3. Double Deal Tuesday

    October 30