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The Art of Letting Go – A Therapeutic Chalk Workshop

with Kara Hoblin

Thursdays, October 18, November 15 & December 20 | 6-8 PM | $10 ($7 for Friends of SAC)

Join North Fork chalk artist Kara Hoblin for the second session of making your own chalk creation inspired by something you would like to let go of. Students will work off their own small chalkboards that will be erased at the end of each session, and will add to a communal chalk drawing that will be ceremoniously wiped clean at “The Big Erase”, which will take place at the end of the Thursday, December 20th session with music and refreshments.

Kara finds inspiration in the emotional intricacies of the human psyche. She created “The Art of Letting Go,” an interactive chalkboard based art show that encouraged all the participants and viewers to erase her work alongside her. “Chalk came into my life when I needed to learn a very important life lesson, how to let go. It’s always astonishing and amazing to me that if you allow yourself to be open to change… when one door closes another opens. Letting go as cliche as it sounds is one of the most important lessons we can learn. Chalk provided me with that outlet, as an artist to let go of my work, as a lover to let go of heartache, as a human to let go of insecurity, loss, hate, pain, etc. And that doesn’t mean throwing them away or discarding those emotions, it simply means letting life BE. Taking all of those emotions and instances, growing from them moving forward into the light and out of the shadows.”

Venue

Southampton Arts Center
25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Website:
http://www.southamptonartscenter.org

TAKEOVER! Artists in Residence and HANDOFF: Weaving in Space

Saturday Feb 09 - Sunday Apr 14

Take a rarely seen peek into the creative process when nine East End artists take over the galleries of Southampton Arts Center with pop-up studios, exhibiting completed works while focusing on new projects during gallery hours. TAKEOVER Artists include Scott Bluedorn, Daniel Cabrera, Darlene Charneco, Kara Hoblin, Ruby Jackson, Laurie Lambrecht, Jerome Lucani, Paton Miller, and Jeff Muhs.

TAKEOVER "Hangouts"

Thursday Feb 14 - Thursday Apr 11

Every Thursday from 6-8 PM - FREE! Come socialize with the "Takeover" artists in residence in the galleries every Thursday from 6-8 PM during the run of the show. Watch them work, play ping pong, listen to music, have a drink, and just hang out!