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A playful duet of two artists inspired by the natural world. Jean Hawton transforms women's wearables into surprising new expressions for her wardrobe, while Shelby Meyerhoff transforms herself into new creatures. Both artists approach their work as surrealists, provoking not only curiosity but also insights into the nature of self.
Painter Angie Huffman renders scenes from generally unremarkable life events that bring her joy when she first sees them. Though mundane, they call to her with a harmonious balance of composition and color. Quiet and wordless, these events imply undefined visual narratives and ask for further consideration.
Nishiki Sugawara-Beda was born and raised in Japan, where all schoolchildren learn calligraphy. This craft provides the foundation and inspiration for her practice. She uses calligraphy as an entrance point to understand her own culture and to recognize the existence of underlying meanings in all forms -- language, images, even the mundane interactions of being.
In this exhibition, Gwen Partin explores the relationship of people and their environment, reflecting on and questioning how humans fit in the schema of nature. This series of artists books and accompanying monotype and collagraph prints call attention to the beauty of the human/nature relationship, in the spirit of quiet gratitude.
Amy Usdin pays homage to aging bodies and landscapes of memory, using worn nets as armatures for woven sculptures that explore ecologies and histories, loss and longing, and the dissonance of nostalgia.
Photographer Brandon Movall believes the beautiful image we show off to the world is made better by the act of embracing the shadows we find within. "If we learn to accept and care for these once-rejected dark sides, an extraordinary thing happens: we grow and evolve into our best selves." Movall leverages his ability to see the world as both a civil engineer and a self-taught photographer to craft each image with a unique balance of engineering and art.