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October 26, 2013

The Artist's Lab: Jessica Brown — Let's Just Make That!

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Photography by Stephanie Ewens Photography

2 – 4 pm, Contemporary Art Gallery

Part of Locally Made’s One Room.At The Artist’s Lab, become part of the experiment in these drop in labs run by contemporary artists who invite participants to experience their diverse artistic visions. Taped live! LJMT is a DIY show that will empower you, the maker, to create that project that you’ve been wanting to do around the house. By reusing materials, working with average tools, and following simple steps, I can show you how to build or repair anything. It’s all about confidence and innovation. Enough talk, “Let’s Just Make That!”Jessica BrownFree with museum admission. Jessica Brown holds an MID from the RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN where she specialized in sustainable design. An all-around Renaissance woman, Jessica is a designer, painter, furniture maker and finish carpenter, whose talents include the ability work with a multitude of materials, including wood, metal, plastics, textiles, and clay. She has additionally taken on small commercial projects and her own work has been showcased by HGT V’s Vern Yip, published in Crit Magazine and featured in a permanent collection in Milwaukee Art Museum. She is also extremely personable, witty, quick spoken and decidedly local- the ideal person to show you low-cost ways to improve the space around your by using things you already have at home. In her nonexistent free time, Jessica plays trumpet in a guerrilla style street marching band and watches re-runs of Designing Women…constantly.