Group Exhibit Reception, Project 1 Documentary Screening, Release Of Grain Magazine and CSA Art Display And Pick-up
Opening reception: Saturday, August 20 from 7 pm to 10 pm.
The new DAAC Gallery is located above Monk’s Kaffee Pub at 375 Bluff St. Admission is free.
Exhibit open Saturdays and Sundays 12-4pm until Sept 18.
The Dubuque Area Arts Collective presents ‘Collective Breaths’, a multimedia group art show and magazine premiere. In recognition of its new location above Monk’s Kaffee Pub, DAAC volunteers will display their visual art, providing an introduction to the group’s members and its mission statement. Contributing artists include Ivonne Simonds Fals, Jessica Weis, Nicolas Roche, Dominic Velando, Ora Uzel, Amanda Reynolds, and Dean Wellman.
RELEASE OF GRAIN ISSUE V
The fifth issue of Grain Arts Magazine (online preview) will be available at the opening reception. Grain explores the arts and culture of the Dubuque area, shining a light on local creatives and organizations. This issue includes interviews with the organizers of Dubuque’s PechaKucha Nights and Readings Under the Influence, as well as a feature on local art/culture/music venue The Smokestack.
PROJECT 1 DOCUMENTARY
A short film documenting the DAAC’s Music Series Project 1: Youth Music Mentor Program will be presented. Shot and edited by Dean Wellman and student videographer Ethan Vander Broek, the Project 1 documentary follows a dozen young musicians and their mentors through 3 months of learning and rehearsals, leading up to their triumphant final performance. There will also be a showing of videos highlighting live performances by area musicians recorded at the Ruix performance space as part of the InHarmony television program, a collaborative effort between the DAAC and Mediacom.
Shares of the inaugural Dubuque Community Supported Art program, which include works from three selected regional artists, as well as contributions from other artists and community organizations, will be distributed, and the works of participating artists Keva Fawkes, Mary Swanson, and Bob Bucko, Jr. will be featured.