June 29, 8:30am - 10:00am EDT. Hosted at 21c
part of a series on Craft
About the speaker
David Winton is President of Kalisher, based in Carrboro, NC. For the past ten years, David has helped oversee the creation of more than 700,000 artworks, from custom art created by Kalisher’s studio artists to original, high-profile fine art commissions that dazzle viewers and enliven spaces all over the world.
In 2008, David began working with Jesse and Helen Kalisher as employee #2. Through a progression of positions including Creative Director and Vice President, David spent the next decade helping guide the studio as it grew from five employees in 2008 to over one-hundred in 2018. David worked alongside Helen Kalisher to develop Kalisher’s studio art and curatorial departments to create, produce and commission artwork for a national and international market. He was named President in 2017.
A Mississippi native, David studied Fine Art, Design and Photography at Glasgow School of Art and Mississippi State University.
David lives in Hillsborough, NC, with his tenacious wife Cathy, their two hilarious daughters and sweet dog Pepper.
Standing tall and proud in the center of downtown Durham, 21c Museum Hotel is a multi-venue contemporary art museum offering more than 10,500 square feet of art-filled exhibition and event space, a full-service boutique hotel with luxurious guest rooms, and home to Counting House restaurant.
Counter Culture Coffee is dedicated to finding and bringing to market the most exciting and delicious coffees in the world. We approach our work with a passion for the ideal of coffee perfection, a dedication to real sustainability, and a commitment to cutting-edge education throughout the coffee chain.
A showcase for high-quality seasonal ingredients, Counting House celebrates regional dishes and North Carolina’s rich heritage of fresh seafood with menus that feature rotisserie and roasting techniques. The bar and lounge is a welcoming place to taste innovative house-made cocktails, sip aperitifs, sample local craft brews, and explore broad bourbon and wine lists. Located inside 21c Museum Hotel Durham, Counting House combines contemporary design with historic details highlighting the building’s original terrazzo floors and arched windows and rotating exhibitions of contemporary art carry over from the adjoining hotel into the restaurant space.
Since 1987, American AV has helped design, manage and produce memorable events for the Raleigh/Durham community. Now, over 30 years later, we continue to provide technology solutions for companies large and small while being an integral part of one of the most versatile and fastest growing areas in the country.
North Carolina Modernist Houses is a nonprofit 501C3 with a mission to document, preserve, and promote Modernist residential design. NCMH’s website ncmodernist.org is the largest online digital archive in the state, and their wildly popular house tours, happy hours, architecture film series, and Matsumoto Prize competition keeps mid-century houses away from the bulldozer. North Carolina is the third largest concentration of Modernist houses in America. Visit @ncmodernist on Instagram and Facebook to connect and engage.
Since 2001, locally owned and home grown in downtown Durham way before it was DURM. Situated in a renovated tobacco warehouse in Brightleaf Square. Known nationally for its mix of designers and styles, devotion to client relationships, and reputation as a premier American retailer with a modern, international, eclectic POV. You’ll find engagement rings and wedding bands for all; surprising statement pieces made of iron, rubber, and steel; diamond ring settings that defy belief; modern creations made from ancient techniques and more, curated with care and creativity.
Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Enjoy free coffee and breakfast items from our fantastic partners. The presentation will begin at 9 a.m. and will last 30 minutes with time for Q&A.
111 North Corcoran St
Durham, North Carolina 27701
June 29, 2018
8:30am - 10:00am