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Creativity Explored

Charlie Barthelet

Charlie Barthelet, born in 1985, joined Creativity Explored as a studio artist in 2009 after graduating from Mission High School. Born in France, he is an international traveler who spends many summers in the country of his descent.

Barthelet is a quiet and hard-working presence at Creativity Explored. He derives pleasure from the artistic process and the tactile qualities of his materials. Barthelet mainly creates large sculptural objects. He wraps shapes in layers of yarn and fabric, linking them together to make organic, lyrical pieces.

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Samples of Barthelet's work





Selected Exhibitions

2016
Pass Away - Dia de los Muertos Altar, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, CA

2013
Outsider Artists, Oakland International Airport, Oakland, CA

2011
Faces, Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Black and White and Read All Over, Creativity Explored, San Francisco, CA

2010
Ritual/Habitual, Creativity Explored, San Francisco, CA
Santos y Otros Creatures, Creativity Explored, San Francisco, CA

2009
"Science" Fiction, Creativity Explored, San Francisco, CA

2008
Finders Keepers, Creativity Explored, San Francisco, CA

2007
Naked, Creativity Explored, San Francisco, CA

2006
Nature Rules, Creativity Explored, San Francisco, CA