The Noyes Cultural Arts Center (NCAC) will be hosting a unique exhibition featuring Evanston-based artist Eric Beauchamp on January 11th, on view until February 22. High Voltage Pyrography will feature works by Eric Beauchamp, including large format wood burnings which capture the nature and movement of electricity through wood. The exhibit will be held in the first floor gallery at the Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes Street in Evanston.
Eric, a resident artist at NCAC, is a custom woodworker and artist with a focus on creating unique furniture and art pieces utilizing new and innovative techniques. Pairing traditional woodworking techniques with science and technology allows the artist to capture the unique behavior of electricity in wood.
An opening reception will be held from 7-10pm on Friday January 13th.
ABOUT THE NCAC
The Noyes Cultural Arts Center, owned by the City of Evanston, is a lively home to over 20 artists and arts organizations offering music, theater, and visual arts programs and studios.
The NCAC supports the creation and presentation of work by artists who strive for excellence and innovation in their work and are committed to reaching the diverse audiences of Evanston, the North Shore and metropolitan Chicago. It offers work space in the form of studios, office and rehearsal space and a 190 seat theatre to individual artists, performance groups and arts organizations.
The result is 28 individual artists and arts organizations that daily bring to the NCAC the spirit of creative excellence and artistic exploration. Resident artists are carefully selected by a review panel to ensure a mix of disciplines and must meet critical standards of artistic excellence as well as prove commitment to the NCAC community of artists and the community of Evanston.
The NCAC has gained national attention for its innovative approach to bringing first-rate arts programming to a community and has played a pivotal role in Evanston becoming the “city of the arts.”