1st Thursday Performances in "Chris Kallmyer: Ensemble"
Join us for a special evening with Patrick Melroy and Friends. Throughout the run of Chris Kallmyer: Ensemble, enjoy collectively created music and performances by avant-garde and traditional musicians, new age practitioners, and surprise guest artists on a handmade carillon.
Ensemble is a multi-media installation by artist Chris Kallmyer. Central to the exhibition is a specially fabricated, communal bell-ringing instrument that serves as a resource for communal activities and music-making.
Patrick Melroy currently maintains a studio practice in the city of Santa Barbara California. Melroy’s practice exists most often as interactive objects and experiences designed to engage an audience. His work has appeared in shows from Belgrade Serbia to Los Angeles. He was a founding member of the influential Uppur Bunk Collaborative and a charter member of Bottled Lightning Projects. He received his MFA from the storied Department of Art at the University of California at Santa Barbara. http://www.patrickmelroy.com/