Brazen Shop + Studio presents "Asteroid Autopsy" - paintings by Christopher Hartshorne

surreal painting in bright colors suggestive of craters, mineral crystals, and outer space

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by College of Fine and Performing Arts Staff

Join faculty member and artist Christopher Hartshorne for the opening of "Asteroid Autopsy" during the Friday, October 6 ArtWalk at Brazen Shop + Studio.

The opening event is from 5 to 9 p.m. at 1319 Cornwall Ave., #101 in downtown Bellingham.

“Asteroid Autopsy” is a series of gouache paintings that suggest sci-fi narratives through alien forms and ambiguous text. The paintings are on view for the month of October during Brazen’s hours, Tuesday through Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is no admission to view the paintings.

Christopher’s woodcuts have been exhibited at The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The William Penn Foundation, The Woodmere Art Museum, The Art Institute of Philadelphia, The Delaware Art Museum, The Romanian Academy in Rome, and The Fleisher Art Memorial Wind Challenge series.

He has been a fellow at the Center For Emerging Visual Artists and also with The New Courtland Artist Program.

Christopher has taught at the Rhode Island School of Design, Tyler School of Art, and has taught in many public school connected art programs throughout Philadelphia, including The Mural Arts Program, The Arthur Ross Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania, The Print Center and The Philadelphia Museum of Art.

He has recently completed two artist residencies at The Oregon College of Art & Craft (2018) and as The Sylvia J. Smith Artist in Residence at Dickinson College (2019).

Christopher currently lives in Bellingham, Washington and teaches at Western Washington University.

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Oct 3, 2023 3:57pm