The Collage Party 2with Artist and Curator Paul Butler
Close out your summer with Creative Growth and join us for a reprisal of 2007’s The Collage Party...The Collage Party 2! In the spirit of creative exchange and community, the very event that brought together practicing artists, non-professionals, and everyone in between makes an encore performance as the finale to our 40th anniversary exhibition series.
Orchestrating this creative ‘sanctuary’ for the second time at Creative Growth, Winnipeg artist and curator Paul Butler returns for a weeklong event featuring a constantly rotating group of artists. Come partake in this collective ‘cut-and-paste’ that not only brings elements together in a physical sense, but also blends people—untrained, self-taught, and contemporary artists alike—in one big social mesh of creativity.
The Collage Party 2 workshop is open to the public everyday, with featured guests on the following days:
THE COLLAGE PARTY 2 KICK-OFF FRIDAY, AUGUST 29 10AM – 4:30PM 1:00pm Surf-jazz duo, Mattson 2, presents an artwork-inspired music performance. Bring your records to spin in our listening lounge hosted by Oakland’s Econo Jam Records with pizza and drinks
OPEN ARTHAUS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 10AM – 6:30PM Open house for Bay Area art programs, students and art enthusiasts of all ages. Parade with live music by Dream Achievers band
THE COLLAGE PARTY 2 OPENING RECEPTION FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 5PM - 9PM Selected artwork made during The Collage Party will be on view! Turf Dance performance + DJ sets, food truck + drinks
In the upstairs Viewing Room: Point-of-View | Nicole Storm--highlighting an emerging artist on a unique solo endeavor. Creative Growth artist Nicole Storm will construct an abstract fortress through an accumulation of her prolific, “partition” drawings.
Materials for The Collage Party generously donated by The East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse, Dries Van Noten/Modern Appealing Clothing and FASTSIGNS.