Current Gallery Exhibit
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DECEMBER 2023 FEATURED ARTIST: meike rapp-ullmann
Featured Artists: Meike Rapp-Ullmann
Date: November 30, 2023 - January 2, 2024
Opening Reception: Wednesday, December 6th from 6-8 PM - FREE & OPEN to the public
The Village Theater at Cherry Hill is proud to present the featured works of artist Meike Rapp-Ullmann in a unique exhibit, entitled “Prelude,” in The Gallery at Cherry Hill from November 30 through January 2, 2024.
Meike Rapp-Ullmann’s Artist Statement: “My approach to creating abstract art is a constant search for the best way to interpret ideas, thoughts, and feelings that I have about myself and the world I live in. But inspiration and ideas change. Therefore, I do not limit myself to one medium, rather enjoy alternating between acrylic paint and alcohol ink. Further exploring the possibilities these diverse mediums offer me.
Because of the disparity of these mediums, I choose different approaches of how to start a new painting: Either by sketching thumbnails and planning an overall composition, or by picking two colors and painting intuitively. Making decisions and applying texture, additional colors as the painting starts to develop. It doesn’t need much for me to start an abstract painting. Often, I start with a picture I took while being outdoors, came across in a book or get inspired by a photo a friend forwarded to me. During the process of abstracting something real, combined with my momentary mood while painting, I often don’t know what I’m going to get until I finish a painting. This is a process I enjoy immensely.”
Meike Rapp-Ullmann is a self-taught abstract artist using alcohol ink and acrylic paint. By trade, she is a business economist with a pharmaceutical background, however, she always longed to invest time into art, which she rarely had the opportunity to at the end of the day at her professional job. Upon moving from Germany to Michigan, Rapp-Ullmann discovered she suddenly had a lot of time on her hands and was able to pursue painting, the thing she had always yearned for. Initially painting was a way to express herself in her new surroundings, but quickly it became her focus, which she enjoys passing onto others by teaching alcohol ink workshops in the Metro Detroit area.
Rapp-Ullmann has recently exhibited her paintings in a number of local galleries including the Northville Art House, the Livonia Civic Center, the Biennial Exhibition at Flagstar Strand Theater (Pontiac), the Janice Charach Gallery (West Bloomfield), the Copic Award International Competition and Online Exhibition, and the Plymouth Arts Council Show. This current exhibition at the Gallery at Cherry Hill is Rapp-Ullmann’s first solo show.
The Village Theater at Cherry Hill, located at 50400 Cherry Hill Road in Canton, MI, 48187, is a regional center for the arts that offers the magic of live theatre, soul-stirring music, the thrill of dance, and the enjoyment of fine art exhibitions and events, in addition to providing a home for several cultural organizations and community groups. For more information about this latest exhibition, please call 734/394-5300 or visit www.cantonvillagetheater.org.
The Gallery at Cherry Hill is open Tuesday & Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., and Thursday & Friday from 4 - 8 p.m. or by special appointment that is arranged via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Gallery at Cherry Hill is also open during public performances.
The Gallery at Cherry Hill Exhibitions 2023 Exhibition Schedule
2024 Art Exhibits
Exhibit: 01/04/24 – 01/30/24
February: Chelsea Painters
Reception: Sunday, February 4, from 3-5 p.m.
Exhibit: 02/01/24 – 02/27/24
March: Collaborative Show: Lori Ellsworth & Pamela Stoddard
Exhibit: 02/29/24 – 04/02/24
April: Ann Arbor FiberArts Guild
Exhibit: 04/04/24 – 04/30/24
May: Palette & Brush Group
Reception: Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. - noon
Exhibit: 05/02/24 – 05/28/24
June: Denise Cassidy Wood
Exhibit: 05/30/24 – 06/25/24
July: Ann Arbor Camera Club
Exhibit: 06/27/24 – 07/28/24
August: Main Street Painters
Exhibit: 07/30/24 – 08/25/24
September: Collaborative Show: Debbie Grifka & Rocco Pisto
Exhibit: 08/27/24 – 09/29/24
October: 30th Fine Arts Exhibition
Reception: Thursday, October 10, from 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Exhibit: 10/01/24 – 10/27/24
November: Laura Atkins
Exhibit: 10/29/24 – 12/03/24
December: Kevin McCown
Exhibit: 12/05/24 – 01/05/25
Current Gallery Hours:
The Gallery at Cherry Hill is open on Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., as well as Thursday and Friday from 4 - 8 p.m. or by special appointment that is arranged via email to email@example.com. Gallery is also open during public performances.
For more information, please call 734/394-5300.
Art Workshops Schedule
Each month a featured Art Workshop will be held that showcases a unique arts medium allowing participants to sharpen skills, get creative, or enjoy something new.
December 2023: Alcohol ink CarD WORKSHOP
Experience this creative adventure for yourself as a fresh unique take on this immensely popular style of abstract art. Alcohol ink is pigment-intense and vibrant, free-flowing and filled with an energy of its own. In fact, if you have not done any art at all but have longed to try, this is a brilliant introduction into enjoyable creative expression.
Participants will create 6 postcard sized cards to take home with them.