Narrative portraiture artist will offer an introductory artist talk, collage-making workshop, and culminating event to engage with Las Vegas community
The Rogers Art Loft at The Lucy, a multi-disciplinary artist-in-residency program dedicated to inclusivity, creativity, and empowerment of artists, kicks off its year three roster of artists by welcoming Michigan based painter Sherell Chillik for a six-week artist-in-residency through April 17, 2022. Chillik’s work explores portraiture and narrative through oil and acrylic mediums. While in Las Vegas, she will create works that explore relationship roles, inspired by biblical narratives using realism and acrylic paints and will offer several opportunities to engage with the community.
Sherell Chillik will host an Artist Talk on Thursday, March 17 at 6 p.m., a collage-making workshop on Saturday, April 2 at 6 p.m. and will offer a culminating event for the community on Thursday, April 14 at 6 p.m. All events are free to attend and will take place at Rogers Studio Gallery (620 S. 7th Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101). Refreshments will be provided by PublicUs. To ensure the health and safety of all, RSVPs are encouraged, and face masks must be properly worn except when eating or drinking.
Artist Talk – Thursday, March 17 at 6 p.m. at Rogers Studio Gallery
Narrative portraiture artist Sherell Chillik will give an artist talk that explores her artistic methodologies and inspiration for her work—showing examples of her creative journey and expressing the modalities she will use while in residence. RSVP here to attend
Community Event and Workshop – Saturday, April 2 at 6 p.m. at Rogers Studio Gallery
Artist Sherell Chillik will walk attendees through a collage-making workshop. This workshop will focus on themes of togetherness and love. Attendees will explore elements of art and create conversations about interpretations of the meaning of love. This workshop is for community members of all creative paths. RSVP here to attend
Culminating Event – Thursday, April Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. at Rogers Studio Gallery
Join Sherell Chillik at the Rogers Studio Gallery for the culmination of her residency project, “With One Accord.” Featuring works that explore relationship roles, inspired by biblical narratives using realism and acrylic paints. These timely pieces delve into ideas of faith, submission, lust, failure, agape, tradition, and race. RSVP here to attend
Chillik kicks off the year three roster of talented creatives participating in the Rogers Art Loft artist-in-residence program. Additional artists to come to Las Vegas in 2022/2023 include:
- Audrey Barcio (Chicago, Illinois) – Painting, Multidisciplinary
- Kaitlyn B. Jones (Houston, Texas) – Photography, Video Art, Multidisciplinary, Social Practice (Art)
- Tanya Gayer (Oakland, California) – Installation Art, Video Art
- Yvonne Ferguson (Gainesville, Florida) – Painting, Drawing
- Alexandra Carter (San Diego, California) – Painting, Drawing
- Brooke Holm (New York, New York) – Photography, Sound Design
- Glenn Potter (Bronx, New York) – Sound Design, Dance, Performance Art
- Boru O’Brien O’Connell (Brooklyn, New York) – Photography, Video Art
- Tim Reid (New York, New York) – Video Art, Theater, Performance Art
The brainchild of local philanthropist and patron of the arts Beverly Rogers, the Rogers Art Loft is made possible by The Rogers Foundation, dedicated to transforming lives through arts and education in Southern Nevada.
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