Macon Arts Alliance presents “The Modern Classic Collection” exhibit for January

“The Modern Classic Collection” debuts at the Macon Arts Alliance on First Friday, January 6. Discover Charles Cashwell of Cashwell Fine Art will be exhibiting his take on a modern impressionistic approach to landscapes and more. Brendan McCullor of Southern Fried Metal will have a single magnificent sculpture on site. Join Macon Arts Alliance on opening night with a reception from 5-8 p.m. The show will be on display through Friday, January 27. Admission is always free and open to the public.

Upon graduating from the Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida, Charles Cashwell began his career as an illustrator for text book publications, however soon thereafter began to immerse himself in the world of portraiture. Cashwell ingrained himself in the Wallstreet community of Westchester, New York. During his tenure in New York he worked with a barrage of prestigious clients, ranging from the president of Morgan Stanley Financial and the vice president of Lehman Brothers.

Cashwell’s personal passion for impressionism lead him to Taos, New Mexico where he spent two years crafting and honing his technique, ultimately showing in the John Strong Gallery of Santa Fe.

Currently, Cashwell resides in Atlanta, with a showroom in Madison, Georgia. He remains committed to portraiture, however is deeply vested in developing and pursing his approach to modern impressionism.

Born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Brandon McCullar has traveled through Europe, Asia, and South America while studying and perfecting his artistry as a sculptor. McCullar has shown in galleries both domestic and internationally ranging from Atlanta, Alabama, Paraguay, Madrid, and Paris.

“I’ve grown into my art and found a home in metal sculpture. As a young boy I tinkered in my grandfather’s workshop. I feel that as children our imaginations are limitless. We seem to loose that freedom as we grow older. What I try to do when I create is to open my mind to that boy who imagined all of those years ago. I want to use my sculpture to share what I only dreamed I could create as a boy. I just let the metal lead me as I shape it and that’s when the true magic happens,” states McCullar.

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