NEWS & EVENTS

Recent Commissioned Painting – Journey

We hope you enjoy the above commissioned painting William recently created. This painting is entitled Journey.
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William was honored to have created this painting for Michael and Lindsey Klein and for this painting to now be installed in their lovely home. Special thanks to the Kleins and to the Katz JCC – Cherry Hill, NJ.

We are sincerely grateful to each person and organization who has commissioned William to create a custom work of art. We are thrilled to partner with incredible organizations and individuals with William’s live, commissioned, and studio art.

Introducing… Studio Eleven One! We Are Moved In!

We have moved into our new space! Studio Eleven One (William’s working studio) is located directly behind our former space in the firehouse.
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We are excited about this transition and are open by appointment. We will have open studio events beginning in the fall as well and we look forward to welcoming you to Studio Eleven One. 

We continue to enjoy living and working in Camden. We love our city, and our support and work to help those in Camden and to promote the creative arts will continue.
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As a reminder, please know we will not be participating as a venue in Camden’s 3rd Thursday Art Crawl.
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To view all the participating venues on Thursday, July 21st, clickArt Crawl

Camden’s 3rd Thursday Art Crawl – Thursday, July 21st

Please view the participating venues & complete details at: www.art11one.com

Please note beginning in September, all of the information on Camden’s 3rd Thursday Art Crawl will be included and updated on the Camden’s 3rd Thursday Art Crawl Facebook page.

Please continue to support Camden’s 3rd Thursday Art Crawl and like & share Camden’s 3rd Thursday Art Crawl Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/CamdenArtCrawl

Recent Articles on William’s Art, Studio & Camden

We were honored to be included in an article on the Camden art scene. Although some changes are occurring in the city, our hope and desire is the arts will continue to thrive in Camden.
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Our city has many incredible and talented people. Thank you for continuing to support the arts and businesses in Camden.
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Also, we were honored to be included in an article on the new Camden Fireworks (a beautiful new arts building - http://www.camdenfireworks.org) in South Camden and how the tremendous Father Michael Doyle attended the official opening reception and exhibit. We are so thankful to God that Father Doyle is recovering well from cancer, and we were incredibly honored to have time with him that evening. To have that moment captured via this photograph was such a gift to us: http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/inq-blinq/Pastor-cancer-patient-arts-patron–.html
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Special thanks to the fabulous Kevin Riordan, Philadelphia Inquirer Columnist, who has uplifted Camden with his writing and heart for so many years, and to the talented Aaron Ricketts, Inquirer Photographer.
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In addition, we were honored William was featured in Simply Good Magazine. This article highlighted William’s live art experience at the incredible Blessman Ministries Gala. We invite you to view this article and the inspiring magazine overall:
Special thanks to the talented Becky Johnston and her team at Simply Good Magazine. 

Willliam’s Recent Live Commissioned Paintings for Corporations & Foundations in AZ, FL & TX

We hope you enjoy the above live commissioned paintings William created for corporations and foundations in AZ, FL & TX in the past two months. We were honored to partner with these organizations with William’s art and talents and for these finished paintings to now be installed in their corporate offices and public spaces.
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We are grateful to each person and organization who has commissioned William to create a custom work of art. We are thrilled to partner with incredible organizations and individuals with William’s live, commissioned, and studio art.
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We are thankful for the support and for being connected to wonderful communities in and near Camden and throughout the nation. We enjoy promoting and supporting the creative arts which we believe are vital to us all.

Art Exhibits & Live Music – Camden’s 3rd Thursday Art Crawl – Thurs, June 16th

Camden’s 3rd Thursday Art Crawl - Special Events for Thursday, June 16th, 4-9pm

Experience Camden’s creative arts community located in the historic & beautiful Cooper-Grant Neighborhood & University/Downtown District near the Camden Waterfront every 3rd Thursday of the month.

Please view the participating venues & complete details at: www.art11one.com
Also, Follow, Like & Join Camden’s 3rd Thursday Community: FACEBOOK

Recent Volunteer Work in the Arts in Camden & Throughout the Region

We are honored as William was selected as the juror for the Congressional Art Competition for New Jersey’s First Congressional District by Congressman Donald Norcross. It was a joy for William to view and select the art of so many talented student artists in Camden and throughout the district.

Special thanks to Karl Parker, the District Director & Communications Director for Congressman Donald Norcross. For more information, please view:norcross.house.gov
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Also, William was selected as a co-juror for the Art Blooms Juried Arts Exhibit at the Croft Farm Art Center in Cherry Hill, NJ. He enjoyed viewing and selecting the art of so many incredibly talented artists throughout Cherry Hill and the region.
Special thanks to Ericha Farrington, Special Events Coordinator at Cherry Hill Township, and Marcy Golub, Cherry Hill Township Arts Board Member.
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In addition, we were honored to help promote Camden to the Urban Land Institute as volunteers. Cooper’s Ferry Partnership helped organize a city-wide tour of Camden for the National Urban Land Institute Meeting in Philadelphia. 50 real estate developers, investors, and professionals from around the country did a bus/walking tour of Camden, learning about ongoing development and investment opportunities.
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William’s art was exhibited in the Camden ArtBox for the tour, and we enjoyed speaking to the group and promoting the creative arts in our city as well as Camden overall. We hope you enjoy the photos above. 
Special thanks to Sha Rana, Enrique Rivera, and Tori Gilbert of Cooper’s Ferry Partnership.

Celebrating 5 Years of Living & Working in Camden!

Thank you for reading through all of this special update on celebrating five years in Camden as well as our upcoming move….
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We are thrilled to share with you we are celebrating five years of living and working in Camden! It is amazing to us how quickly this time has gone. Yet we know it has been this many years when we look at Carson and Kaden who have grown so much; they are both taller than William now. Carson and Kaden are now completing their sophomore years. We are blessed to be the parents of these great young men. This summer, we look forward to more family time together.
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We love our city, and we believe we are so blessed to be a part (even a small part) of Camden’s transformation. We are especially thankful for the incredible people and organizations doing great work to help all those in the city. We are all celebrating Camden’s rising as well as being the City Invincible. However, we all know too we have more work to do reaching every youth and family in Camden with love, opportunity, and hope. We believe God has mighty plans for each person.
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As we reflect on these past five years, we are filled with thanksgiving. We are truly thankful to God as He loves, guides, and sustains us. Also, we are thankful for each of you. Without your love, support, and prayers, we would not be celebrating these five years. We sincerely appreciate your love & friendship and your support of our small business here in Camden including William’s live art, commissioned art, studio art, and design.   

We Are Moving! – Studio Eleven One in Camden

In regard to our work, we are grateful William has had many opportunities to create live art for organizations helping them to raise great provision for their work helping others. He also has very much enjoyed creating commissioned paintings for individuals and organizations. We are blessed with this work.  
In addition to this, we have exhibits and openings at the gallery, other work obligations, volunteer work in Camden and in the arts, community meetings, school activities, and the list goes on. As family time and time of rest is so important, we have known for a while we need to stop having 12+ hour days of work and obligations.

Therefore, we have decided to no longer have a gallery space in Camden. We instead will continue to have a studio space for William in Camden. Gallery Eleven One will now be Studio Eleven One. We are excited about this transition, and please know we are still open for business and will continue to help promote the arts in Camden as well as Camden overall.

We are thankful to remain in the same historic and lovely firehouse building at 339 North Front Street in Camden. Yet we will be in Suite D now, a space that will be William’s studio (it is about the same space as his studio has been in our current location). This is located on the first floor behind our current gallery space. The new owners of the firehouse building will use our current space (Suite B) for their own business as offices for their employees.

We have enjoyed our time in the gallery space – every opening and exhibit, every Camden 3rd Thursday Art Crawl event, every tour (especially the Camden youth), scheduled appointment, private event, and the list goes on. We love welcoming each person and group to the gallery space. It is a joy experiencing those from Camden or those visiting be excited and inspired by the creative arts in the city.

We are especially grateful to all the tremendously talented people who performed at the gallery and to all who have supported and promoted the gallery. We have been blessed by your love and support.

Please know we will continue to be open by appointment, and we will have open studio events as well. Please come visit us in Camden. We love our city, and our support and work to help those in Camden and to promote the creative arts will not waiver. 

Camden’s 3rd Thursday Art Crawl – Upcoming Transition to a New Leadership Team

With this change in location, it is also time to transition leadership of the Camden 3rd Thursday Art Crawl. We will have our last opening (featuring William’s art and live music) in our current gallery space on Thursday, June 16th, from 4-8pm, in collaboration with Camden’s 3rd Thursday Art Crawl. We invite you to attend and celebrate with us!

Even though we will not be participating as a venue in the 3rd Thursday Art Crawl events in July and August, we will continue to lead the event. Then, an incredible group of talented creative artists in our community already participating in Camden’s 3rd Thursday Art Crawl will lead the event moving forward.
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We have enjoyed as volunteers launching and leading Camden’s 3rd Thursday Art Crawl for the past 4.5 years. We love meeting people and promoting the arts and Camden overall. Yet we have no doubt these fabulous leaders will take the event to an even higher level.

We look forward to continuing to support and attend Camden’s 3rd Thursday Art Crawl. To remain connected to know all the great venues and events happening for each 3rd Thursday Art Crawl, please like the following Facebook page: 

 

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