Arrival Via Departure
Walking Planet, 2012, 3’ x 3’, mixed media photo collage
Jan. 23 - Feb 17, 2017
Gallery Talk & Reception - Wed. Feb. 8th 11am - 1pm, talk begins at noon
Evening Reception: Thurs. Feb. 9th, 5:30 - 7:30PM
This exhibition's gallery hours are Monday through Thursday 9am - 5pm during regular school sessions.
My art is about the experience where actuality and vision meet – the reality of a given space or time and the preconceptions and associations that are brought to that moment and place. As a third culture kid, a diplomat's spouse and an American expat I have made a life as a professional stranger. I am always living between cultures and drawing connections between what is in front of me and what associations come to me as a result. For it is when we are presented with a seemingly fresh set of circumstances that we are forced into leaving our expectations behind and a unique side of ourselves is then revealed. From this experience of clarity or insight we may connect with ourselves, each other and our environment in a more genuine manner.