Cultured Cocktails with Wildflower Studios


Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, November 30th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support Wildflower Studios. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the Wildflower Studios team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support the group so don't be shy, raise a glass (or three) while raising funds for Wildflower Studios.

I am a local Houston Artist, living in the Cypress area, working in Mixed Media, Collage, Paint and Encaustic. Meditation is in the process of my work and the product encourages the viewer to be in the present moment. I explore narratives through symbols and archetypes, like nature, birds, flowers, mandalas. 
Abstracted color and natural forms are overlaid with text, collage material and encaustic wax painting. 

Encaustic painting, also known as hot wax painting, involves the use of heated beeswax to which colored pigments and damar resin are added. I utilize encaustic in my mixed media pieces, both for it's translucent affects and for it's adhesive and archival qualities. 

This approach to working in mixed media lends itself to creating a visceral world made with multiple layers, an approach that imbues the work with meaning.  

When I'm not working in Mixed Media; my other preferred Media is Watercolor. The unpredictability of the watercolor works well with the minds free associations. My watercolor abstractions are like ocean waves dark with psychological depth and ephemeral like the existence of a wave. I long to capture that quiet beauty found in nature, and amplify the spiritual connection it so reflects.


About Fresh Arts’ Cultured Cocktails:
Fresh Arts' Cultured Cocktails at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar (located at 307 Fairview St. near the corner of Taft St.) has become a popular weekly event that has grown tremendously over the past few years. Participating organizations receive 10% of all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour. 

Cultured Cocktails is a community building fundraiser in celebration of the arts. Since its inception in 2008, Cultured Cocktails has raised over $100,000 and hosted 400+ happy hours benefiting hundreds of local artists and arts organizations! Fresh Arts' Cultured Cocktails program is generously sponsored by Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar.

Fresh Arts is a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to strengthening the sustainability and vibrancy of Houston's arts sector by bolstering the capacity and professional practice of artists and arts organizations and enhancing the public's engagement with the arts.
When:
Nov 30, 2017
A portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support Wildflower Studios. 
Cost:
Free
Time:
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Thursday Time & Price:
Happy Hour: 5-8pm


PO BOX 66494
Houston, TX 77266-6494


713.868.1839


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