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June Exhibits Opening Reception

Exhibit dates: May 30th – July 1st
Opening Reception: First Friday, June 1st, 5:30 -7:30PM

Artists Talk: Sunday, June 3rd at 3pm in the Sarah B. Smith Gallery

 

Wax, Fire & Fungi:

Giselle Gautreau, L. Michelle Geiger, Cri Kars-Marshall, Jeannine Regan

SARAH B. SMITH GALLERY

Art collides with nature in this four-artist exhibit of work comprised of materials transformed from the natural world.   Mushroom roots (mycelium), beeswax, natural pigments and tree resin are transformed through heat into four distinct visions that express poignant perspectives on the hidden parts of the world around us.

 

Instinct:  Nancy Galloway, Joshua Galloway

This two-person show of paintings focusing on the natural world are evidence of the two artist’s  shared interest in light, juxtaposed colors, and the drama of the combinations.

 

Jane Skafte:  Where We Live

This drawing is part of my series on climate change, depicting what is left of an ancient forest that succumbed to earth changes, when the forest became flooded by saltwater. Our current coastal erosion and flooding due to glacier melt will cause more such episodes, but will create ghost cities.

 

Aaron Farrington: 

Little Creatures of the Mystery Woods and Other Works in Progress

This show will include works from the macro Panoramic photographs of the small creatures that live in the Mystery Woods, as well as works in progress from the Retaining Wall Blues series and wet plate portraits from the ongoing People of Charlottesville series.

 

Nathan Motley:  George Harrison and Death Circa 1999 - 2010