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Your First Look at Studio 111

Studio 111: gallery side, first look November 8, 2016 ©2016, artwork ©2004-2013 Amy Funderburk, All Rights Reserved

Studio 111: your first look at the gallery side
November 8, 2016
©2016, artwork ©2004-2013 Amy Funderburk, All Rights Reserved

Studio 111 is coming along! Between painting trim and windows, installing light fixtures, and handling other assorted prerequisites to set up my new creation space, settling in has been a slower process than I imagined. It seems all the slower when compared to how very quickly everything had flowed to get me to this location!

Here is your first look at the so-called gallery side of my space, where I will showcase completed, framed pieces. In this area, you can get a feel for what the artwork might look like in your home.

What you see on the wall to your left is just the start of what will ultimately be a salon-style installation – not my favorite style of art presentation to be certain, but a necessity in this studio.

As you can see, I had the electricians move the chandelier from the working side of the studio to the gallery side, and I think it looks quite stylish! This warmer light was not helpful among the cooler, daylight bulb shop lights, but by showcasing the fixture on the other side, it has become a real asset.

Next month, I’ll give you a peek at the working half of the space. I look forward to your seeing the new studio in person!

Want to see where the artistic magic happens? Contact me to make an appointment for a private studio visit.

Above: Artwork from left to right, all works © Amy Funderburk All Rights Reserved:
Sunset at the Mooghaun Hillfort (oil on linen, 22″ x 15″, © 2004); Second Sight/2nd Site (diptych, oil on oil primed linen, 12″ x 30″, © 2012); Turtle’s Progress (oil on linen, 17″ x 24″, © 2011-12); Red Mother (watercolor and holy water from the Chalice Well on paper, 5″ x 7″, © 2009); The Wild Trees of Madron (archival pigment print, 12″ x 18″, © 2012); Savasana – the Release (oil on linen, 44″ x 32″, © 2008-11); The Track to Nowhere (archival pigment print, 12″ x 18″, © 2012); corner: Central tree trunk post, The Wishing Tree installation (wood and bark, © 2012); Well of the Creatrix (oil on linen with holy water from the well in the gesso layers, 30″ x 36″, © 2007); bottom: Double Rainbow Over Loch Ness (archival pigment print, 18″ x 12″, © 2013); top: Cloud Planet with Jack-o-Lantern Face, Corrimony Cairn (archival pigment print, 18″ x 12″, © 2013); Manifestation of Rabbit (oil on linen, 30″ x 36″, ©2007); Knockfennell by the Shores of Lough Gur (watercolor pencils on paper, 7.5″ x 8.5″, © 2005)

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The Great Studio Migration!


My new studio! © 2016 Amy Funderburk All Rights Reserved

My new studio!
© 2016 Amy Funderburk
All Rights Reserved

Things have been happening very quickly for me lately! After diving down Alice’s rabbit hole and following a proverbial trail of divine, gluten-free bread crumbs, what is the exciting end result?

I won’t keep you in suspense any longer: September 22nd will be my last day at my current downtown studio location. 

As of that date, I will be moving to a gorgeous new space that can only be called…well, sexy! Take a look at the photographs above, and you’ll see what I mean. And I will even have a lovely view of trees outside the windows, as opposed to my current view of a brick wall. The natural light in this space is phenomenal. 

Not much says “Amy Funderburk” more than that painted floor. Some splashes of my ubiquitous purple and some additional lighting, and I’ll be off to the races.  

For those of you who are familiar with Winston-Salem, my new studio will be located in the historic West End Mill Works community, in the cobalt blue building at 915 Bridge Street. I am delighted to be joining this thriving area, home to a variety of creatives and businesses, including The Breathing Room Yoga Studio and The Olio Glassblowing Studio.

Once I get settled in, I look forward to hosting some sort of Open “Studio Warming” Event to show off my new space. When you visit, you will find ample off-street parking here too, another asset of this move.

And if you don’t want to keep calling it Sexy, you can call it Studio 111.

Stay tuned to future newsletters for details!

My new Studio in the West End Mill Works community Winston-Salem, NC © 2016 Amy Funderburk All Rights Reserved

My new Studio in the West End Mill Works community, Winston-Salem, NC
© 2016 Amy Funderburk
All Rights Reserved

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