Duke Medicine Orchestra has collaborated with creative, local artist, Clara K Johnson. Inspired by NY based composer Michael Markowski's, 'City Trees,' Clara has created several unique works of art. One of these works is being auctioned online and remainder are available for purchase.
Clara will exhibit her artwork in the lobby of Baldwin Auditorium, Wednesday, December 9th. Please join us at 7pm for an artist talk with Michael and Clara with the concert to follow at 7:30pm.
Artist, Clara K Johnson
Chosen by Duke Medicine Orchestra to be their item for auction. It is 24 x 31 x 3" made with an open frame, violin, copper wire, glass and polymer clay beads, paper, wood, aluminum and galvanized steel.
This piece may be viewed in person until 3pm, December 9th at Pleiades Gallery, 109 E. Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC 27701.
The Artist's whole interpretation of Michael Markowski's composition, 'City Trees.' This piece was created with deconstructed violin, City Tree's score, acrylics, watercolor, graphite. ink and black flake hex. Size 40 x 30 on standard frame stretched canvas.
The open frame of the violin structure received a colorful treatment of watercolors, gel paper, fabrics on bristol paper. The arm of the violin is set in clear resin that has been adorned with fluttering butterflies, pebbles and flower.
This piece is created to stand on a surface.
Created by the artist to honor Duke Medicine Orchestra's conductor, Verena Moesenbichler-Bryant. The violin has been painted in the spirit of the late Jackson Pollock and mounted to the canvas which has been signed by the musicians of the orchestra.