In the Artist's Studio with Derrick Adams

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In the Artist's Studio with Derrick Adams

Time: April 20, 2018 from 6pm to 9:30pm
Location: The MEZZ
Street: 101 S Eola Drive #200
City/Town: Orlando
Website or Map: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/…
Phone: 407-405-4049
Event Type: arts, education, program, fundraiser
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Latest Activity: Apr 2

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In the Artist’s Studio with Derrick Adams

Friday, April 20, 2018

6 p.m. Reception | 7:30 p.m. Program

About the Event

In the Artist’s Studio is a visiting artist program produced by the Downtown Arts District that celebrates the diversity of art in its many forms. The program is designed to engage, inform, enlighten and entertain Orlando’s community. Adams joins past participants including Life Magazine Photographer, Douglas Kirkland; Ripley’s Believe it or Not Mosaic artist, Doug Powell; Painter and Sculptor, Aithan Shapira; actress and activist, Morgan Fairchild; and Project Runway All Star fashion designer, Merline Labissière. The program will be moderated by television and radio personality, Marc McEwen, who is best known for his role on CBS This Morning and as an anchor for WKMG-TV, Local 6 News.

Student Admission - $25 (Please emailhhogan@dadorlando.com for the student discount code)

General Admission - $50

Ticket Block for (10) with reserved seating- $500

All ticket tiers include hors d'oeuvres and two complimentary drinks

About the Artist

Derrick Adams is a multidisciplinary New York-based artist working in performance, video, sound and 2D and 3D realms. His practice focuses on the fragmentation and manipulation of structure and surface, exploring self-image and forward projection. A recipient of a 2009 Louis Comfort Tiffany Awardand 2014 S.J. Weiler Award, Adams received his MFA from Columbia University, BFA from Pratt Institute, and is a Skowhegan and Marie Walsh Sharpe alum. Adams’ exhibit, “Black White and Brown” was featured during Art Basel at Primary, a gallery in the Miami Design District. His work was also featured at SCOPE Miami and Prospect in New Orleans.

NY Times:https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/19/arts/design/how-an-artist-learned-about-freedom-from-the-negro-motorist-green-book.html

Interview Magazine:https://www.interviewmagazine.com/art/artist-derrick-adams-sanctuary-interview

W Magazinehttps://www.wmagazine.com/story/prospect-new-orleans-triennial-highlights-derrick-adams-odili-donald-odita-beyonce

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