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Brickscape Artist Residency & Exhibition

October 10, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Brickscape is an artist residency and exhibition that  celebrates the history and culture of Charleston, WV and the surrounding area by inviting local and national artists to create immersive and interactive installation art in underutilized historical spaces. Our aim is to inspire conversations concerning the potential of underutilized spaces and the role the arts can play in community and economic development, all while providing unique & engaging experiences for all audiences. The program allows artists 5-weeks of focused, uninterrupted time to take risks and explore new ideas while exchanging feedback with other artists.


As you may have guessed, we are taking the virtual route this year. Instead of a site-specific residency in Charleston, WV artists will transform a space of their own.
As always, their installations will be inspired by the Kanawha Valley and will reflect the history and memories that surround us.
These 4 artists have either grown up in Charleston or are currently working in West Virginia. And while they may not be able to join us in person this year, they will complete this not-so-typical “residency” from their current home towns.
You will get a virtual look at these installations and the making of them from Kansas City (MO), Thomas (WV), Brooklyn (NY), and Rifle(CO)/ Charleston (WV).


LUISA CALDWELL – Brooklyn, NY (Charleston Native)   www.luisacaldwell.com

NICHOLE WESTFALL – Rifle, CO (Charleston Native)    www.nicholewestfall.com

CRAIG DEPPEN AUGE – Kansas City, MO (Charleston Native)   www.craigdeppenauge.com

JOSHUA GAMBETTA – Thomas, WV   www.instagram.com/gambettaarts/

Brickscape “Residency” and Exhibition will premiere on Saturday, October 10 at 2PM. Each artist has filmed their installations along with commentary which you will be able to enjoy for the duration of FestivFALL. Check out each artist’s works on the FestivALL YouTube Channel and tune in on Thursday October 15 at 5PM for a Q&A session with the 4 artists and Program Director, Jack O’Hearn.

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October 10, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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