A big THANK YOU to everyone who attended my Artist’s Talk at Gateway Arts Center as exiting Artist In Residence last Saturday. Thanks to all who sent break-a-leg wishes; I’ll try to avoid the stairs again this Thursday, March 8th at 8pm at RAW: DC’s STIMULUS Showcase, where I’ll be performing and exhibiting artwork.
Please join me for the March showcase of DC artists collaborative, RAW: natural born artists. “RAW’s mission is to provide up-and-coming artists of all creative realms with the tools, resources and exposure needed to inspire and cultivate creativity so that they might be seen, heard and loved. RAW educates, connects and exposes emerging artists in 22 artistic communities nationwide through monthly showcase events.” There will be live performances, artwork on display, jewelry and other crafts for sale, a fashion show, and more. Advance tickets are available online NOW for $10 ($15 at the door). Be sure to click the drop-down menu that says “General Admission” and select my name, Justin Fair, to indicate the artist you are supporting. If you’re driving there and pay online, make sure you click the widget “Central Parking” for a $9 flat rate coupon! If you can’t come, I ask that you donate or purchase a ticket that I can giveaway.This event is being held at Café Asia, a hip and vibrant restaurant and lounge that supports the Arts!
In addition to RAW, I am thrilled to announce that Mount Rainier’s Urban Eats Café will host my next Artist’s Talk on Wednesday, March 21st, at 6:30pm. If you were unable to attend my last event, want an excuse to get a fresh cup of french-pressed coffee, or have a craving for a tasty burger, mark your calendar for this event. The day before marks the start of the 100th Cherry Blossom Festival. In commemoration, my Cherry Blossom Festival prints are now on sale for $30. These prints will be on exhibit during this talk!
Upcoming Events and Projects
1) RAW:DC’s STIMULUS at Café Asia
–> Thursday, March 8th, at 8:00pm
|At RAW, in addition to selling artwork, I will perform from Series, a collective body of visual and performing pieces that includes adaptations of Love Myself, Demons, Lights, as well as my other works. In addition, remaining works from my Catharsis & Crucial Steps series, as well as select paintings, including the first of my Rejuvenation series will be for sale. Note the closest metro is Farragut West! Please try to arrive by 8pm!
2) Celebrate the Cherry Blossom Festival, on sale for only $30!
|Until the end of April, Cherry Blossom Festival, is on sale 25% off for only $30. Please visit my portfolio at www.soulstrong.com/justinfair/portfolio to view the piece and purchase it in advance! Visit the festival’s website to read about one of our nation’s gems, the famous Cherry Blossoms!!
3) Artist’s Talk at Urban Eats Arts and Music Café
–> Wednesday, March 21st, at 6:30pm
This will be a casual, intimate gathering of friends. I’ll have new works from Rejuvenation, my new series of mixed media (paint/charcoal/pastel/crayon), available. The event is open to all and free. Make an event of it and stay for Urban Eats‘s weekly poetry night that starts at 8pm!
Thanks for reading!
Hope to see you on the 8th!