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Open Studio Chalice Bartsch-Bailley (1)
Open Studio Chalice Bartsch-Bailley (1)

Do., 22. Aug.


Unorthodox Studios

Open Studio Chalice Bartsch-Bailley (1)

This is an impromptu open studio for those that are curious what my next steps are for my career and master program. I will be working in the beginning of the studio and will stop around 8 pm to enjoy conversations and liquid libations. My current work is based off of lucid nightmares, meditation,

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22. Aug. 2019, 18:00 – 22:00

Unorthodox Studios, 3224 Benard Ave Studio C, Charlotte, NC 28206, USA

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Chalice Bartsch-Bailley (Florida, b.1990) is currently enrolled at the School of Art Institute of Chicago. She received a BFA in painting, winter 2015 from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, GA. Bartsch-Bailley has exhibited her works in multiple juried exhibitions including Small Works, Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA, the Sensory Showcase in Miami, FL at the LMNT Gallery, and the Figure Show at Gallery Twenty Two Charlotte, NC as well as the Evendale Photography, Evendale Cultural Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH. Bartsch-Bailley has recently become the owner and director of Unorthodox Studios located in Charlotte, NC.


My work has often focused on human psychology. Specifically what makes humans tick, what allows themselves to make which rationalizations and why. Are there certain colors or textures that create the sensations of the viewer to become a part of the art work, to leer, to gasp, or to pick. A grand majority of my family suffers from some variation of addiction. Even though addiction is struggle for the victim, personally watching loved ones experience this endeavor is terrifying and heartbreaking. Seeing how little they think of themselves and how little they love themselves is a constant battle. Their inner monster that gives them permission to take another drink, another hit, another roll of the dice just takes over; and leaves the person an empty vessel. It has been a struggle to wrap my head around this thought process. In the end, my answer for these times came through the therapeutic movement of painting. As humans we can repurpose our pain in a way that enhances the rawness of what real art is: drama.

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