My original 12 x 12 painting "Haircolor" will be up for grabs during the auction! (Mixed media on canvas paper)
Get ready because on March 6, 2015, Copycat Violence is holding their first studio sale and auction! Select members of the art collective are clearing out their studios to offer prints and originals at great discount prices! Brimming with affordable art, the event celebrates the distinctive styles of artists from across the globe. This is truly a unique opportunity for audiences to bid on and purchase their favorite pieces directly from the individual artists, so head over to the event because everyone’s invited!
Alex Garant • Amanda Stalter • Brynn Elizabeth • Catherine Moore • Dean McDowell • Ellen Wilberg • Emi Slade• Faye Osman • Helena Reis • Jel Ena • Julia Gabrielov • Kamille Freske • Kmye Chan • Bella Harris • Laurie McClave • Lily Buth • Matthew Dutton • Megan Buccere • Melissa Hartley • M de Vena • Patricia Ariel • Stephanie Law • Zan Von Zed • Joshua Coffy • Marjolein Caljouw • Peemonster • Tracy Lewis
For additional Copycat Violence artist information, upcoming exhibitions and online auctions, please contact email@example.com
“Far from ordinary, the drivers of Copycat Violence are a worldwide collective of efflorescent, elegant, and simultaneously visceral visual artists. Working together to bring the cutting edge in figurative and narrative artworks in the form of group and supporting independent exhibitions, this collective excels in redefining the exquisite and encouraging the extraordinary. “
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