30 In 30 Pop-up Art Show
Freshly painted white walls, finger foods, spotlights shining on meticulously hung pieces of art, and gallery patrons casting doubt on all the hard work — this is what comes to mind when I think of an art show. What doesn't come to mind is what it takes to put on such a show. I want to find out.
I'm challenging myself to put on my very own art exhibition, open to the public, open to praise and criticism alike. I'll take every step from start to show time. Off the top of my head I can think of tasks like securing a venue, driving attendance, planning the space, painting, lighting, composing a storyline, a traffic flow, and so on. There are likely hundreds of details that come along with the ultimate goal of showing my work.
Oh yeah, the work. I forgot about the artwork. Well I'll have to do that too I guess.
You see what makes this challenge extreme is that I won't have any artwork when I start. In parallel with preparing the show, I'll be doing the art at the same time. "30 In 30," I'll call it. That's 30 pieces of original art in 30 days, and showing it to the world on Day 30!