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William Carson's art: The unbelievable art of coal

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I've been lucky enough to have the opportunity to write for CAMIBA Art Gallery. In 2017, I wrote my first catalog article for them, Fragile Beauty. William Carson's exhibition, entitled Unearth was a celebration of his works with coal. Read on to learn more....

Fragile Beauty
Maybe it was the deep textured blackness on the wall beckoning us to take a closer look, or the subtle crackling of the rock when anointed with water that engendered our silence or maybe even the box with black and shiny objects that Troy held out to us to touch that astonished in its hard richness.
No, this was not some secret ritual but perhaps one of the evocative gallery openings to be held in Austin, Texas in quite some time. CAMIBAart is showcasing the remarkably innocent and fresh William T Carson along with his artistic medium of choice: Dark black coal.
This juxtaposition between the artist and his medium is entitled UNEARTH.
The astonishing use of fresh coal to make a deep and personal connection to…

Welcome to my world of art

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Making art, for me, aims to be an uplifting experience for the viewer. It is important for me to reflect and express the values I hold dear, the values like compassion, connection, communication and consideration. 
There is power in revealing that is really important, what really matters. I paint with this intention!
To see my art, head over to www.ceciliagarrec.art