Andrea McKenna/ Cheryl Gross
Commit to Memory:
The Precipice of Extinction
Shown together the two artists create a potent arena for thought. How do we reconcile our impact on this fragile earth and what relationship, if any, is there between the here and the hereafter? Installed together as groups of separated work rather than intermixed, the apparent contrasts; technique, subject, execution, remain visible while creating a place of remembrance and loss. An unusual pairing, Cheryl Gross and Andrea McKenna have come together to create a celebration of the exuberance, tragedy and mystery of life and death here on this planet Earth.
Bayard: THEME M PURR PURSE KNEW CLOSE OR HE NAY KID MOTHER FAR CURR
Pursuing the examination of fairytales, bayard’s massive indoor and outdoor fiber sculptures scrutinize alternate brain function, dyslexia and social awkwardness in an attempt to better understand the human condition and the artist’s place within the human community.
Jill Scipione:Undoing History
A celebration and memorial to human existence rendered as forty-seven pencil portraits of anthropological specimens. As Jill says, "Perhaps, the simplest answer is to say that the skulls represent, for me, individuals. They represent the essential singularity of each life. Each one is as unique as a finger print. They represent a specific person who lived at a specific time and in a specific place. Like everyone, external experiences and factors shaped them, their lives.
Jonathan Harris: SAGGITAL
Jonathan Harris’s SAGITTAL is a series of static auditory scenes arranged to evoke an awareness in the listener of how we as individuals engage, psychologically and physically, with different acoustical spaces. Presented in conjunction with Jill Scipione: Undoing History, the work is directly inspired by Jill's drawings of skulls.
Adam Pitt: Work Day/ After Hours
Work Day of long hours at the corporation, nervous, not accomplishing much but a paycheck, surrounded by other anxious people, reports, yelling bosses, deadlines, paperclips, computers, cell phones and unseen sweat.
After hours the antithesis: a beautiful woman, bright colors,
natural textures and voluptuous form to wipe
away the work day.
Winter Print Show
A comprehensive collection of local and international printmakers using high and low tech techniques to make: woodcuts, silkscreen, collagraph, monotype, etching, letterpress, rubber stamp, cyanotype, embossing, embroidery, sweet potato prints.
The Eonta Space Biennial
Speaking horticulturally, biennial encapsulates a two year cycle from spark to fruition.
Here our concerns are not as concrete as germination through seed (followed by death), but merely a framework, both rigid and wildly loose, that may guide or interrupt our understanding.
Preoccupations with daily life tend to blunt our greater revelations but art is always a doorway.