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SUMMER PUBLIC ART PROJECT


CHESAPEAKE MENAGERIE


with resident artist, Christine Stoddard

Visitors to Annmarie Garden are invited to take part in this exciting public art project.
 

Christine Stoddard is spending the summer with us as she creates a series of two dimensional mixed-media collage sculptures featuring animals indigenous to the area. A collection of recycled materials, found objects and natural elements will be used in combination with Christine's construction and painting process. The project will be completed with the help of guests to the Garden and completed by the end of August.

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Christine Stoddard is a Salvadoran-Scottish-American writer and artist who lives in Brooklyn. Her visuals have appeared in the New York Transit Museum, the Ground Zero Hurricane Katrina Museum, the Poe Museum, the Queens Museum, the Condé Nast Building, George Washington University's Gallery 102, and beyond. In 2014, Folio Magazine named her one of the top 20 media visionaries in their 20s for founding the culture magazine, Quail Bell. Stoddard also is the author of Hispanic & Latino Heritage in Virginia (The History Press), Ova (Dancing Girl Press), Chica/Mujer (Locofo Press), Lavinia Moves to New York (Underground Voices), The Eating Game (Scars Publications), and two miniature books from the Poems-For-All series.

SELECT AWARDS & HONORS

 

•  Winner Artbridge’s 2016 “Brownsville Matters Competition,” Brooklyn, New York

Runner-up winner in Greenpoint Gallery’s March 2016 All Media Show

• Tom Tom Festival Lamppost Artist Finalist, Charlottesville, Virginia

Folio Magazine’s 2014 “Top 20 Media Visionaries In Their 20s” award for Quail Bell Magazine

• Featured Artist in The Southeast Review, 2013 issue

• 2012 National Emerging Artist Grant from the Puffin Foundation

• 2011 “Top 40 Under 40 in Richmond, Virginia” Style Weekly Award

• 2010 VCU Student Media Center New Project Grant Award

• 2010 VCU Student Government Association Special Project Grant Award

• 2010 VCU Global Education Office Award for VCU Writers & Artists in Glasgow

• 2009-2010 VCUarts Undergraduate Research Grant Award

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Upcoming

Friday,Dec15th,2017

Saturday,Dec16th,2017

Sunday,Dec17th,2017

Monday,Dec18th,2017

Tuesday,Dec19th,2017

Wednesday,Dec20th,2017

Thursday,Dec21st,2017





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