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2021 Spring (Distanced) Art Exchange -hosted by Wet Paint staff

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April 27, 2021 All day

This Art Exchange has filled – Thank You!

Note: We are planning to do more of these! Dates are yet to be determined, but we’ll likely have another art exchange project in the summer. Stay tuned.

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Register by Tuesday, April 27th, Art due by Monday, May 24th

$15 The project fee will cover art handling, packing and shipping the art collections from Wet Paint to each of the participants.

MAKE ART ~ GIVE ART ~ GET ART!

Sometimes we need a project with a commitment and deadline to get the creative energy flowing. So…Wet Paint is facilitating an art exchange!

You make the art, you give art, and you get art! (It’s a win-win-win)

Given the state of the world, we’re doing this remotely, which means you’ll get a collection of (at least ten) small art pieces in a mailed package at the end. The project fee will cover art handling, packing and shipping the art collections from Wet Paint to each of the participants.

We’ll have a private Facebook group set up for this project for participants to interact, if desired. Kate Katzer will administrate and check in to answer questions and to brainstorm ideas but will also be available via email for anyone not into Facebook. Kate has participated in a number of art exchanges and enjoys working in edition, which is a great format to consider for a project involving a series of artworks. 

Need supportive motivation? Intro email to get you started and reminder email when time to ship, PLUS Tips will be sent!

THE DETAILS:

All media is welcome, with a size limitation – pieces should be 6”x9”x ½” or less, to fit the box we plan to use for shipping. Please keep the subject matter family friendly.

Minimum enrollment is 10 and maximum is 20, to make it both worth the effort  and to keep the art making commitment manageable.  If you want to start right away, plan to make 20 pieces, in case we meet our max enrollment.

REGISTER BY and OFFICAL START DATE: April 27 – This is when enrollment will be finalized, and we’ll have a firm count of participants. Kate will email the group with all the additional information.

ART MUST BE DELIVERED TO OR RECEIVED BY MAIL TO WET PAINT BY: May 24  For collating and shipment that week. Any costs of mailing art to Wet Paint are the responsibility of the participant.  

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Kate Katzer is a multidisciplinary artist who lives in St. Paul. She trained in book arts, studio fine art and creative writing at the University of Iowa. Her work focuses on abstract color and texture and takes many forms. At Wet Paint, she is the Custom Services Manager, handling custom picture framing, managing customer product orders and providing product expertise.