|Congratulations to Art*o*mat® for an awesome 20 years! Check out the retrospective at secca.org!|
|Art*o*mat® artists come from near and far to the Swap Meet Saturday June 10 at SECCA in Winston-Salem, NC.|
If you know all about Art*o*mat®
or are just learning about these amazing self-contained art galleries made from vintage cigarette machines you'll be excited to know that this year marks 20 whole years from the beginning of the awesome program with a nugget of an idea from even more awesome artist, creator, and owner, Clark Whittington
HAPPY 20TH BIRTHDAY, ART*O*MAT®!!!
The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA)
in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is having a 20 year retrospective show
all about Clark and his masterful creations. The show will feature many of the first, flashiest, and funkiest Art*o*mat® machines and artwork including limited editions. There will be a special Swap Meet with original Art*o*mat® artists' work on June 10th. The public is welcome to come look and (of course) buy ...and that's great news if you happen to be in North Carolina this weekend. I'll be too busy here in Santa Fe with this weekend's fundraisers my other job, ARTsmart New Mexico
, is holding: "Behind the Woman in Gold" Featuring Peter Altmann
at the Lensic Performing Arts Center on June 8th and ARTsmart's Edible Art Tour
on June 9-10. Lots of great stuff going on this weekend for lots of really cool and positive things -and that's good to hear these days! I wish everyone a great weekend, I wish the happiest of birthday's to Art*o*mat®, and I want to thank all of you fans and friends for supporting Art*o*mat® here in Santa Fe. Congratulations, Clark!