Danny Carreno / The Art Base Mentorship

“I’m a senior at Roaring Fork High School, throughout this amazing opportunity I plan to target mixed media and create various pieces that are based upon self revelation. I am most excited to be working with Reina Katzenberger, a professional artist with the ability to create within high levels of skill and character whom I know will guide me, inspire me, and motivate me to become a greater artist day by day. Therefore, I am also excited to expand my skill sets in art as I bring myself to open my mind and soul deeply, broadly. This will allow me to create pieces that uncover more about myself through my art.”

DANNY CARRENO senior at RFH

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George Stranahan and the Kitchen Table.

I am excited to continue expanding my thought leader series and honored to announce the most recent addition, our very own community leader, George Stranahan. Since meeting him as a young child his impact has been profound and will be lifelong.

A true champion of service-based learning I have learned much from George and have been inspired by his commitment to the importance of conversation, often best held around the kitchen table.

The hand drawn portrait is haloed with chalk markings by George’s hand.

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Thought Leaders

Artist Reina Katzenberger has been working on a recent series of portraits of Thought Leaders.  These are people who have had and maintain a strong presence in her thoughts. This series will continue to grow. Limited editions are in the works on paper as well as fabric. Some editions will be collaborations with Shop Interns and CSA design elements.

Design Process for Q2 2020

Words from the artist:

As an artist, participating in the Quarterly Club has opened a new window of possibilities. I had the facility, support and mentorship to learn a new printmaking technique that I would not have otherwise had the resources for. It’s been such a privilege to be a student again and learn a new form of expression. I hope you all subscribe 

Vanessa Porras, Q2 2020 Featured Artist
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Q2 2020 Featured Artist and Design

Vanessa Porras

Words from the artist:

“I’ve learned as much about screen printing as I have learned about myself through this process. When to be soft and when to be strong. To practice patience when things don’t go as planned and to be persistent. I have to leave ego at the door and come in as a child ready to play and learn.”

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Kenichi Woodworking X The Project Shop  

Design by David Kodama of Kenichi Woodworking, Laser engraved on wood, Relief Block Printed, Scanned and digitized for film output to burn into photosensitive emulsion for screen-printing onto fabric and paper.  Printed by hand at The Project Shop with water based ink. Heat cured to be machine washable on a unisex crewneck t-shirt and a fashion cut (women’s) crewneck t-shirt that is made using 25% USA sourced organic cotton, 25 % soft and durable Modal,  and 50% recycled polyester from plastic bottles.

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City Market Carbon Mural

Now available for your viewing pleasure in IRL at the new Carbondale City Market. It was a wonderful process and collaboration with Andrew Roberts-Gray. Please view safely, wear masks and keep distanced. Thank you Kroger and City Market for the opportunity and Carbondale Arts for facilitating. We sincerely hope you all like it.

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The Project Shop is proud to collaborate with Roaring Fork Valley native, artist Juliana Forbes on this timely limited edition run of shirts. We will be printing them all summer and fall, some are in stock and we are taking backorders to print to order. Delivery for backorders within 7-10 business days.

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The Project Shop is proud to collaborate with Roaring Fork Valley native, artist Juliana Forbes on this timely limited edition run of shirts. We will be printing them all summer and fall, some are in stock and we are taking backorders to print to order. Delivery for backorders within 7-10 business days.

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