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Mon, May 15


Peter Bullough Foundation

Color Theory with MK Bailey

Experiment with color!

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Color Theory with MK Bailey
Color Theory with MK Bailey

Time & Location

May 15, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT

Peter Bullough Foundation, 120 W Cork St, Winchester, VA 22601, USA

About the Event

Join us for a hands-on workshop experimenting with color theory with artist MK Bailey. Participants will learn about the use of color and color theory as Bailey shares how she uses color in her work. Participants will test out theories and experiment with acrylic paint during the workshop.

All materials for this workshop are included in the cost! Pizza will be served. 

Events this season are graciously sponsored in part by the Marion Park Lewis Foundation for the Arts and First Bank.

About the Artist

MK Bailey makes narrative, figure-based paintings and experimental landscapes that reflect her experience of the world. The predominant themes she works with are nostalgia/grief, anxiety, and the tension between dream and reality. Her work explores the line between ironically self-aware kitsch and a genuinely over-the-top-feminine aesthetic, and the light and bright imagery combines with the dark themes of the work to create tension between presentation and meaning. Although the main focus of Bailey’s practice is large-scale acrylic painting, she also uses digital mediums and has a burgeoning installation practice. Bailey is currently based in Washington, D.C. Her first solo show, Secret Garden, was at IA&A Hillyer in April 2022 and was reviewed by The Washington Post. She is a repeat recipient of DC’s Commission on the Arts and Humanities Fellowship and was a finalist in the 2022 Trawick Prize. Bailey was the 2020 Gallery Artist-in-Residence at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, where she co-founded The Residents Collective.


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