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Carlyle Gibbs: First Friday Art Walk of Forged Metallics and Gemstone Palettes
Carlyle Gibbs will kick off this February’s First Friday Exhibit during the St. Augustine Art Walk. Meet the artists on Feb. 5 from 5-9pm at The Butterfield Garage, 137 King St.
By: Carlyle Gibbs
Kathryn Carlyle and Cheryl Gibbs will be speaking directly to attending guests about their driving inspirations, motivations, challenges and artistic techniques behind their personal creations. Each artist is given the rare opportunity to elaborate upon their work, and to answer questions about their intriguing new creations.
This will give the local community to interact with both artists in an open dialogue, discovering the history and intricacies of one of a kind wearable art creations and paintings. Carlyle Gibbs wearable art features woven, knitted and hammered metals, as well as rare gemstones and stone work.
Through innovative painting techniques of gemstones, some of these spectacular lesser known gems are showcased to reveal the stones natural qualities. Be sure to take a look at the ruby red spinel, green tsavorite and firey orange Mandarin garnet.
The Carlyle Gibbs collection offers visitors a breathtaking view of an artistic ecosystem. Each individual creation stands strong with a story all its’ own. Yet, in the details, metallic shimmers seem to inspire and reflect each other, as if the whole collection is connected.Shimmering metals find ways to illuminate corresponding paintings with a beautiful color infused mystery just as gemstones appear to borrow vibrant colors from the canvas.
The Butterfield Garage Art Gallery in St. Augustine, FL has been a proud home to the 'First Friday' Exhibition for over a decade. Having introduced the dynamic of direct dialogue between artist and attendees as the founding philosophy of ‘First Friday’ Exhibitions, the Butterfield Garage is now among the most recognized and accredited art galleries in Florida. ‘First Friday’ Exhibitions at Butterfield Garage have established themselves as a commodity in cultural influence and community interaction in the St. Augustine area.
Carlyle Gibbs ‘First Friday’ Exhibition will commence on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, and continue through Friday, Feb. 26, with showcase times of 5 -9 p.m. The Butterfield Garage Art Gallery is located at 137 King Street, Saint Augustine, Florida, and is open daily from 11-5.
For Additional Venue Details and Directions:
Please visit http://www.butterfieldgarage.com, or call (904) 825-4577.