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Precious Moment & more at Attic 506 Friday, March 8, 6-9pm

Attic 506 (new name for the Art Studios at 506A W. Franklin Street, 2nd floor)

open for 2nd Friday Art Walk in Chapel Hill:

March 8, 6-9pm


A hallway show by Brenda Goldstein (Durham) showing a series that explores her relation to space, color and light rendered in architectonic lines and curves in acrylic pencil & crayon.

Sourcing imagery from production sets, kitsch crafts, and prop designs, April Childers will present new paintings and sculptures in a show titled ‘Precious Moment’ at ‘My Room,’ Amanda Barr’s rotating exhibition space. Combining the principle of the carrot and the stick with gentle notions of instructional painting, mouse excrement and chintzy object references, the exhibition will be displayed as a ‘looping still’, taken from a narrative cycle involving authority and the rumination of it.

The Concern Newsstand run by Orvokki Crosby (Chapel Hill) open with new artist publications in store, plus video with original music by Clark Blomquist (Carrboro) of Tegucigalpan on display and a new publication by him called ‘Instant Ham’.

The debut of Jerstin Crosby (Chapel Hill) sharing a studio with Vanessa Murray (Carrboro). Jerstin will be showing his current work with sculpture, as well as video art by David Colagiovanni (Athen, OH) from Jerstin’s long running cable access video art show, Acid Rain. Vanessa will be showing painting & mixed media work from the past & present.

Lindsay Metivier (Carrboro) will have her photo studio open. In her space will also be a table ocomix collective The Weakly Group founders Max Huffman (Carrboro) & Andrew Alexander (NY). They will be selling comics, zines, prints & stickers.

Precious Moment- April Childers

Precious Moment- April Childers

Brenda Goldstein

Brenda Goldstein

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Paul McMahon: It Takes a While to Figure Out Who You Really Are- at Lump Gallery

November 30 - December 29

Artist Reception and performance : Friday, December 7, 6 - 9pm

Lump is proud to present painting, sculpture, video and a performance by Paul McMahon. The exhibition will open Friday, November 30, 6 - 9pm. An Artist Reception and performance by McMahon will occur Friday, December 7, 6 - 9pm.

In 1982 Paul McMahon (b. 1950) and Nancy Chunn created 10 large paintings. McMahon and Chunn refer to these works as SONG PAINTINGS. Each painting is a very literal illustration of its song. These paintings were originally intended to be backdrops for McMahon’s performance of these songs. They were used for that purpose only once, at Artists Space in New York City in May of 1982. The two main subjects are vicious art world gossip and cute little songs about animals.

Accompanying the mass installation of these paintings, Lump will present a multitude of video, 2-D work and sculpture that trace the various incarnations of McMahon’s career through the years to present day. McMahon (cat toy enthusiast) has performed as a giant potato, administered advice as a rock n’ roll therapist and has been banned from public access television for showing a human anus. He is a Pictures Generation artist and works as a mailman on Saturdays.

Paul McMahon lives and works in Woodstock, NY where he runs an artist bed and breakfast called the Mothership.

We have two of his books in store: Welcome to Woodstock & Project inc. Revisited.