Take 5 Gallery Chat with Dr. Michael Chilcutt

Headshot of Michael ChilcuttCome hear Dr. Michael Chilcutt, painter and CMS Assistant Superintendent for the Fine Arts, share his thoughts and impressions of our exhibition Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint.

February 5, 2020
Mint Museum Uptown | 6- 6:15 PM
FREE with Admission 

 


This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown


Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint is graciously supported by PNC Financial ServicesMint Museum AuxiliaryDuke Energy | Piedmont Natural Gas,  DutchCultureUSA, and Rite Lite.

This project has received funding through a grant from the Netherland-America Foundation.

Take 5 with Micah Cash: Artist talk on Coined in the South

Micah Cash is an American photographer who lives and works in Charlotte. Cash’s work uses the visual languages of landscape and architecture to “explore narratives of utilization, [separation], and ownership.” Cash’s very southern and peculiar Waffle House Vistas featured in Coined in the South exhibition focuses on the built environment as seen through the windows of Waffle House restaurants from across the southeastern United States. Micah has been featured in numerous private collections and a host of publications across North America. He received his MFA from the University of Connecticut and his Bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina.

This event is part of our new free event series, Live at the Mint. For eight weeks, the Mint is hosting a unique lineup of performances and activities for the local community to enjoy as part of our ongoing Free Wednesday Evening program.

 

December 11, 2019
Wednesday | 6- 6:15 PM
Mint Museum Uptown

 

 


This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown


Take 5 with Ken West: Artist talk on Coined in the South

Ken West is an American photographer and documentarian, born in the Historic Bordeaux Neighborhood of Nashville, Tennessee. Today Ken lives in Mableton, Georgia. Fascinated by storytelling, human perception, and the human experience, Ken was inspired to capture the moving images of “common things” and folk in both rural and city-life. His photos Father of Man and Black Boys Cry featured in Coined in the South exhibition encourages audiences to reevaluate how they view black men and masculinity. By capturing people and things on camera and film “as they are and not how w[h]e wished they were…” West holds each of his subjects “in reverence, mindful appreciation and curiosity.” West, has studied at the University of Paris, and holds graduate degrees from Ohio State University and New York University.

December 6, 2019
Wednesday | 6- 6:15
Free after paid museum admission

Mint Museum Uptown

 

 


This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown


Take 5 with Tom Schmidt: Artist talk on Coined in the South

Tom Schmidt is an American artist, designer, and educator who lives in Charlotte. Tom is an Associate Professor of Art & Art History and interdisciplinary 3D Studio and Digital Fabrication at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Tom was the Co-Founder of Recycled China from 2009 through 2013. Additionally, he taught ceramic design at the Alfred/CAFA (China Central Academy of Fine Art) Ceramic Design for Industry program in Beijing. His Notebook Series featured in Coined in the South uses paper and ink to capture “a sense of permanence” in the dwindling experience of touching pen to paper “in a post-digital age.” Schmidt received his Post-Baccalaureate Certificate at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and MFA at The New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University.

This event is part of our new free event series, Live at the Mint. For eight weeks, the Mint is hosting a unique lineup of performances and activities for the local community to enjoy as part of our ongoing Free Wednesday Evening program.

October 23, 2019
Wednesday | 6 – 6:15 PM
Mint Museum Uptown

 

 

 


This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown