Our Spring 2017 Junior Thesis Art Exhibitions will feature the works of Sara Arthur-Paratley, Anabel Gomez, Sonia Grunwald, Clark Hollenberg, Devon Horn, Kirsten Tingle, and Jessica Wang. Installation photos by Anabel Gomez and Sara Arthur-Paratley.
Exhibition I, March 20-31, 2017: FLOW with works by Sara Arthur-Paratley, Anabel Gomez, Devon Horn, and Jessica Wang.
Exhibition II, April 10-21, 2017: MAKING YOU with works by Sonia Grunwald, Clark Hollenberg, and Kirsten Tingle.
The first exhibition is titled FLOW and it will feature works by Sara Arthur-Paratley, Anabel Gomez, Devon Horn, and Jessica Wang. These artists work in sculpture, installation, painting, mixed media posters, and zines.
Please join us for the opening reception for FLOW on Monday, March 20th from 12 - 2 p.m. or for our evening reception on Tuesday, March 21th from 6 - 8 p.m.
“My work currently deals with embodied emotional and corporeal tension, and takes the form of painting, fiber sculpture, and performance. I am interested in the intimate interactions and relationships between fabric and body, body and memory, memory and fabric.”
“The experiences I have had as a low-income Chicana in repressive, exclusionary, and elite environments have informed the way I approach and create my artwork. My current work revolves around my exploration of my positionality as a daughter of a Mexican immigrant.”
“My work highlights environmental issues surrounding my South Florida hometown, which is at risk of sinking into the sea due to rising ocean levels.”
“Currently, I am interested in physical and psychological transition. I try to translate the changing nature of the present into my work in oil paint.”
The second exhibition is titled MAKING YOU and it will feature works by Sonia Grunwald, Clark Hollenberg, and Kirsten Tingle. These artists work in drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, installation, and performance. There will be works installed inside Rooms 123, 124 and 219 in Studio Art Hall.
Please join us for the opening reception on Monday, April 10th, from 12-2pm or for our evening reception on Thursday, April 13, from 7-9pm.
"My work is focused on broken pieces and how pieces come together to make a whole. Brokenness vs. unity vs. completion, especially with respect to the body and self is a general theme that runs through much of my work. I also like to explore a variety of media ranging from painting and drawing to sculpture and ceramics, continuing this theme throughout various worlds of art."
"Dissolving boundaries between the abstract and the real, the discrete and the continuous, the self and the other, my work is an exploration of the fundamental fabric of the universe."
"Working from photos of myself I explore the space I inhabit. The molding tea leaves in my tea pot, the couch I lie out upon, and the tea cups I drink from. How does my body exist and change in the space I have created?"