Perfectly Frank Evening

Thursday, September 21, 2023 - 7:30am to 9:30pm

Join us for "Perfectly Frank" evening in the Westcott House gardens! Enjoy live music by ISICLE, new media art by State Theater Productions, and Westcott Callas art installation by Terry Welker. $15 general public, free to Westcott members. Snacks and cash bar offered. Our guests are encouraged to bring a lawn chair. Advanced registration required.

Featured artists and partners:

ISICLE (Isaac Williams) is a multi-genre artist fascinated with creating new sounds & nostalgic emotions. Influences include Jazz, soul, ambient, electronic. Don Thrasher, music critic for Dayton Daily News, described ISICLE’s music as “ultra-catchy electro-pop” “deftly mixing contemporary pop, hip-hop, R&B and electronic dance music. Westcott performance will be an instrumental set inspired by visuals & ideas improvised by the musical guests, Frank Calzada, Carter Griffin, Jared Bruns & Phoenix Speck.

State Theater Productions - a group of lifelong Springfield residents, entrepreneurs, and artists, who are working toward breathing new life and creative energy into the historic State Theater located downtown Springfield. On September 21st, State Theater Productions will use the Westcott House as canvas for dynamic new media art and produce the event. Rod Hatfield is an artist with whom Westcott has collaborated many times since our opening in 2005, including our inaugural Perfectly Frank evening, and other iconic events and programs. Brian Traylor is a San Francisco Art Institute alum who generates immersive visuals inspired by classical cinematic techniques intersected with artificial intelligence. Bartley Davis is a well regarded tech guru and audiophile who crafts exquisite acoustical environments. Andrew Lazear, co-founder of The Market Bar, and the creator of fabulous craft cocktails, including our signature Perfectly Frank, will serve as our bar host extraordinaire.

Terry Welker, FAIA, is an architect/sculptor from Dayton, Ohio. Terry received his Master of Architecture from the University of Cincinnati. At his Welker Studio, he creates large-scale suspended public art and temporary installations that are exhibited nationally. His newest installation, "Westcott Callas" is a temporary outdoor exhibition funded by a Culture Works grant and made possible through the National Endowment of the Arts. Terry’s interpretations of the Westcott garden seeks to inspire visitor's exploration of Wright’s philosophy on landscape design, gardens, and their relationship to architecture.  



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