Michael Broussard finds inspiration everywhere… in light shining through trees, the way hair moves when you run a comb through it, concrete sidewalks jutting out from brick walls. Then he manipulates metal to recreate the light and textures he sees and experiences as he observes the world. Since he was a child, Michael has been fascinated. He tinkers with things… tries to figure out how and why they work. And this lifelong fascination led him naturally to pursue careers involving creation. He’s worked in construction, in interior design and as a hair stylist for 15 years. Then three years ago, he decided to drop everything else and dedicate his life to fine art. Since that time, he has made metalworking his full-time profession and hobby with Atomic Twelve Designs.
Read the full article by Martha Belden on Art&Seek: http://artandseek.net/2013/11/13/meet-the-artcon-artists-michael-broussard/
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About Art Con 9
Art Con 9 will take place on November 16, 2013 at 500 Singleton Blvd in a warehouse just across the Calatrava Bridge from Downtown Dallas and near Trinity Groves. Art Con events are designed to be affordable and offer everyone a chance to purchase original artwork at a reasonable level, starting at just $20. More than 120 artists converge on a warehouse-turned-art studio to create unique works of art on Art Con’s signature 18 x 18 inch plywood boards.
Current bands confirmed are Zhora (featuring Taylor Rea formerly of Ishi) with headliner New Fumes (Daniel Huffman of Polyphonic Spree) and two DJs, DJ emptycylinder (Vinyl Fantasy) and a special guest to be announced soon. This year attendees will have the opportunity to buy an exclusive HIPster ticket, named after beneficiary My Possibilites’ Hugely Important People, limited to only 50 tickets.
Tickets are $10 GA, $20 GA plus 2 drink tickets and $125 HIPster packages including Skip the Line, 2 drink tickets, Art Con Swag Bag, admission to VIP/Media/Artist Cocktail Preview Party on Thursday November 14 and a custom 5×7 art piece created by a My Possibilities student. (limited to 50)
Each ticket is a donation to My Possibilities.