Carrie Burns Brown
CARRIE BURNS BROWN
OPEN STUDIO- WITH CRITIQUES AND DEFINITE DIRECTION
Does it excite you to travel uncharted paths? Are you open to new possibilities of inspiration? Love unpredictability and spontaneity? Desire to grow in these arenas?
An expert art educator and courageous forger of unexplored possibilities, Carrie will be your guide for five days at Kanuga, as you work on your own paintings in an open studio environment. You will bring your favorite materials and works in progress, or planned. During your open studio setting there will be: blocks of time without instruction to allow you to work on your own, opportunities for one on one private critiques, and some group critiques and; Carrie will be will be offering definite individual direction for your creative journey. As a bonus, she will challenge you to find fresh, new approaches and extend your art boundaries and capabilities by creating a personalized assignment just for you!
Carrie will show you how to shape your own personal, distinctive works of art, as she expertly emphasizes color and design through critiques and demos. Her demos will introduce you to provocative adventures by intermixing new techniques with gesso, makeshift tools, tissue, metallic paint, newspaper, and antique stain with the freedom to experiment and play on canvas, paper or other bases.
Carrie Burns Brown is famous for her water media collage and is largely responsible for its regained popularity in the artistic world. She is a native of Georgia and now resides in South Carolina. She has studied art most of her life, attended the Rangemark School in Maine and has “painted, exhibited and conducted classes from South Carolina to California by way of Greece for thirty years”. She has amassed 40 years of art teaching experience, is a national juror and an instructor at the Greenville Museum Center for Education since 1977. She has taught courses in British Columbia at White Rock Summer School of the Arts and in Myrtle Beach, as well. In addition, she has served on the board of the South Carolina Arts Commission as an advocate for the arts throughout South Carolina.