September 2020, “2020” Themed Show
This show features work that engages with the way the artist saw this turbulent, riveting, and unprecedented year.
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Opening Reception via Zoom: Thursday September 10 at 6:30 PM.
In addition to the awards ceremony and artwork viewing, solo artists Noah WIlliams and Tess Olson will give short video presentations of their work. In order to participate, please download Zoom on your phone or computer. All who RSVP will receive a meeting invitation via email the day of the event, and can join in the fun! Email email@example.com if you have any questions!
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Exploding by Eileen Yeager
Anubis Descends by Guido Zanni
Anxiety by Kathleen Zeifang
MLK by Jo Ann Tooley
Neither Heart Nor Hope (Frederick Douglass) by Rosa Vera SOLD!
The Fire Within by Gale Wallar
COVID-kitty by Caroline Walsh
Picture this Pandemic by Kay Walsh
A HEAP OF BROKEN IMAGES – 14.2 by Barbara Freeman Warden
SHELTER (Looking Out, Looking In) by Michelle Reday Cook
Don’t Spread COVID by Carol Stalun
Ireland by Barbara Stepura
Covid Style Communion by Larry Rood
It’s Just a Dream by Sarah Strickler
COVID Conundrum by Terry Rowe
Corona Diary II – Dark Days in May by Suzanne Tillman
Lucky Seven by Beverly Ryan
Angel With Sword by Nina Tisara
Urban Paris by Charles Sabin (SOLD!)
Papering the doors AFL_CIO by Susan Sanders
Uncertain by Liz Santulli
BLM by Sweta Shah
Broken Clasp by George Overhiser
Where have all the flowers gone? by Willa Siegel
Trapped by Nancy Patrick
Knows-No-Border by Michelle Simoneau
Rebuke for the Nations by Alyse Radenovic
Summer’s Coneflower by Gloria Spellman
Hard Times by Marthe McGrath
Cool Water by Lorraine Harris
Obfuscation of Corruption by Rebecca McNeely
Clouds and Cove by Catherine Hess
Empty Tracks and Tunnel by Julie Miller
Empty Pedestal by Daniel Horowitz
Funeral Urn for Planet Earth by Samuel C. Miller
Nonexistent Presence by Haejin Kim
For in the Day of Trouble by Richard Moore
Good Old Days by Soohyun Kim
Quarantine deez nuts! by Marta Nammack
Untitled 2 by Rebecca Lanning
Cottage Industry by Craig Nedrow
Turned Benches by Joonhyun Lee
Dog & Pony Show: The Balancing Act by Charlene Nield
Kenyatta by Linda Lowery
Lafayette Square 2020 by David Mann
Upwelling by Hope Hanes
Summer on Orange by Dale McGrath
Love in the Time of Corona by Margitta Hanff Potts
During the Lock Down Animals Reclaimed the World: Zebras by Willa Friedman
Hiding Behind the COVID Curtain by Barbara Dove
Home Bound by Jeanne Garant
Drained by Barry Dunn
Invisible Smiles by Anna Getter
Autumn Beach by Diane Dunn
Blood on the Streets by Helen Goodrum
Fire and Brimstone by Gaetana Ebbole
Pandemic Survivors (1918) by Jimmy Greene
Remembering Congressman John Lewis by Karin Edgett
Wisp #2 by Paul Grueneberger
Meet the Juror
Painter Duane Slick’s acrylic paintings blend the subjects of oral and visual Native American traditions with a focus on trickster strategies and modernist/post-modernist painting histories. His black and white series of American flag based paintings (2010-2012) titled The Untraceable Present, explored the contradictions and legacies of Native identity in the grand narratives of American history. His recent work ruminates on the existence of metaphysical economies through visual schematics and the visual influences of pattern designs from the woodland nations of the northeast.
Slick is an artist of Native American descent, the Meskwaki Nation of Iowa and his mother is from the Ho-Chunk Nation of Nebraska. Slick was born in Waterloo, IA. He earned his BFA from the University of Northern Iowa, an MFA from the University of California, Davis, he also attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. He has taught at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe NM and is now a Professor of Painting at the Rhode Island School of Design. He is the recipient of grants from the Joan Mitchell Foundation, the Rockefellar Foundation, and the School of Advanced Reasearch on the Human Experience in Santa Fe, NM.
Slick has lectured at colleges and universities across the US and his work has been exhibited widely – most recently in a national touring exhibition titled; “Native Art NOW!” organized by the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis and “Stretching the Canvas: Eight Decades Of Native Painting at the National Museum of the American Indian. His work is included in collections at The Des Moines Art Center,The Decordova Museum, the Peabody Essex Museum, and the RISD Museum among many others. Slick is currently represented by the Albert Merola Gallery in Provincetown, MA.
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