Saturday, February 22, 2014

Kelsey Schirard’s Accumulations Opens During March 7 First Friday Art Walk


 The wrapped jewelry and 3-D artistry of Kelsey Schirard will be on display at Amiro Art and Found during the March 7, 2014 First Friday Art Walk. Amiro is located at 9C Aviles Street on the nation’s oldest street. The gallery will be open from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. during  First Friday Art Walk offering light libations and intriguing art.

Kelsey Schirard  grew up in Naples Florida with a rich upbringing in art, theater and classical music.  She came to Saint Augustine to pursue her BFA at Flagler College where she is currently a senior. After graduation, Schirard plans on pursuing her personal artistic voice, as well as helping others explore their own through community involvement and art education.
 

As a jeweler, she prefers to work with natural objects and materials such as crystals, bone, and feathers. “I strive to maintain the elegance of fine metal crafted jewelry while highlighting the organic and structural qualities of the materials,” explains Schirard.
 

Schirard’s 3-D paintings reveal her discoveries of the physical qualities of acrylic paint. working not only with its elasticity  but also its  ability to adhere to itself and conform to a variety of other surfaces.

 

Amiro Art & Found’s  collection of art work includes new and vintage items ranging from the fine arts to folk art with everything in between. The gallery is proud to offer artwork from award winning local artists such as  Nancy Hamlin Vogler, Gloria Danvers, Linda Holmes, , Lori Hammer, Wren Ludwig, Patty Springfield, Jim McBeth, and  Donna and Ken Jensen as well as  South Carolina artist, Alexander Wilds.

 





Accumulations will be on display through March.  Amiro is open Thursday-Monday from 11a.m. to 5p.m.with extended hours on Fridays and Saturdays until 7:00p.m. For more Information about Amiro Art & Found please call 904-824-8460 or visit www.amiroartandfound.com.

 

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