Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge A-I-R

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This has been quite the month for receiving exciting news! I have been recently selected as the Fall 2016 Artist-in-Residence at Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge. In mid-October, I will be spending two incredible weeks being inspired by the Mississippi landscape for new paintings.

For park information, visit their website here: http://www.fws.gov/refuge/noxubee/

Cheers to a happy, adventurous, and successful new year!

-Caitlin

Golden Foundation

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(Sunset, Peeled; 12 x 12 x 1 in.; oil on canvas; 2015)

I’m incredibly excited and delighted to announce that I’ve been selected for a Sam and Adele Golden Foundation residency for 2016! Since this will be my first artist-in-residence experience, it’s going to be hard to wait until August 21st next year to get to experiment with all sorts of delicious Golden paint materials during my month-long stay. I can’t wait to meet the other amazing artists who were selected, and see what they create during their time at such a unique program!

For the complete list of 2016 Artist-in-Residence: http://www.goldenfoundation.org/residency/current-residents/

-Caitlin

Solo Show Set-Up Tomorrow!

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Lots of white paint in the studio, here’s a nice little clip of one of my newest paintings.

Tomorrow’s the big solo show set-up day! If you’re in Tampa (specifically the Channelside area), please make sure to stop by and check out my paintings with a nice cup of tea from Bamboozle Tea Lounge. My show “Hack, Twist, Life: Cutting the Paint” will be up from Oct. 22nd through Nov. 19th. Hope to see you there!

Press Release: http://tampaarts.com/local-events/?event_id=441943630&fid=1

-Caitlin

Pinellas Park Better Block Pop-Up Show

This past weekend’s pop-up show “The Space We Share” during the Pinellas Park Better Block event was a big success in bringing arts to the area.

"The Space We Share" Gallery Space

Photo Credit: Leslie Curran

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Panorama Photo Credit: Luis Gottardi

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A big thanks to ARTicles Art Gallery and Custom Framing for hosting three of my paintings in this pop-up space, and also to artist Nathan Beard for pulling together an ambitious, successful event. I was able to show one of my newest paintings, seen below:

Moody Purple Peel

Thanks to everyone who came out to support the arts during this 2-day event!

-Caitlin

P.S. If you’re unfamiliar with Nathan Beard’s paintings, I suggest you check his beautiful acrylic paintings out. They truly are stunning, especially the piece below, “Exit Music #42 (Cabin Fever)”

Nathan Beard

SCAD Permanent Collection

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 I am incredibly delighted and honored to have 8 of my paintings acquired for Savannah College of Art and Design’s Permanent Collection! Here are the paintings packed up snugly, ready to be shipped off to their new home! Below are the paintings that SCAD has purchased:

White Peel-Back/Forest

White Curtain/Teal Scrapes
(Snail Stripes) Community 4

White/Light Purple Striations

Green Swagger (with Purple)

Stacks, Ripped
(Drywall) Slats

Shifting Slats

-Caitlin

ArtPop Tampa: Live!

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Since the ArtPop Tampa billboards were put up when I was in Baltimore, I finally had the chance to see the electronic billboard in person this week!

Bringing the beard to the people.

Once again, I have to give thanks to all of those who helped out and voted for me for the People’s Choice ArtPop Tampa, I truly appreciate your support!

-Caitlin

White Crease/Grassy Field

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White Crease/Grassy Field, 8 x 8 x 1 in, sculpted oil on panel, 2015

This piece must have been an omen for the weather recently in Florida, it’s been pouring rain the past few weeks here! Like the main color in this new painting, all of the grass and trees are a bright, vibrant green. This was the last painting I made before I started my first MFA summer session at MICA. Hope everyone else is staying dry!

-Caitlin