Art historian and artist, Julie Cohn, In her series, Through the Eyes of Masters A whole new way of looking at the world,
Will share with you the joyous life of Alexander Calder, known by his friends as Sandy. Calder was fascinated by the planetary system, the movement of the universe. This became the model from which he worked. He was a brilliant engineer who had an effervescent joy to explore life, collecting everything from drawing tools, wire, and cloth to scraps of any kind to construct mobiles, stabiles, wire portraits, circus entertainers, jewelry and numerous drawings and paintings. Learn about his whimsical nature and the beautiful contraptions he created. His joy and playful-ness is catchy!
Jewelry maker and designer Marcella Austenfeld will be showing new designs. Alexander Caldwell is a big inspiration to Marcella and she will be in attendance to share her love of his design and art as well.