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Young Affiliates of the Mint Year End Event – Crafts and Drafts
June 12 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Come celebrate and mingle with other Young Affiliates at the annual end of year event in the Grand Room at Mint Museum Uptown. This year, we are doing a special Crafts and Drafts event that will include an artist lecture and hand on activity for attendees. In addition, the YAMs will reveal the incoming board and make announcements regarding the upcoming year. There will be an open bar and live music as well.
Ticket Pricing will be as follows:
Presale – $5 member/$10non-member
Early Bird – $10 member /$15 non-member
General – $20 member /$25non-member
Door – $25member /$30 non-member
Presale – ends May 20
Early Bird – May 21-31
General – June 1-11
Door – June 12
Information about the Artist:
Crista Cammaroto is a photographic artist with sculptural leanings. She has had 15 years teaching in academia and 15 years in art administration. She currently continues her studio practice as an artist while also working as the Associate Creative Director of Elder Gallery of Contemporary Art. As former Director of Galleries at UNCC and former Artistic Director of The Light Factory she has been awarded 2-NEA grants, a Mapplethorpe Foundation grant, 4-NC Arts Council grants and 4-Charlotte Mecklenburg Arts & Science Council grants. A prolific interdisciplinary artist, her residencies include Little Italy Arts Center, The McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC and Anderson Ranch Arts Center, CO. Her work can be found in the Bechtler Contemporary Collection, the Denver Museum of Art and special collections of UNC Charlotte. For more information on Crista the artist or details on her curatorial works please visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
Activity: Participants will create a 5×5″ collage of found materials on transparent contact paper, can be brought home and hung in a window.
This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown