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RockPaperScissors | Playing with Material Change

September 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - January 4, 2019 @ 9:00 pm

RockPaperScissors | Playing with Material Change is what happens when artists are inspired by the very materials they hold, stitch, carve, fold, print, cut, weave, or shape.

Each piece in RockPaperScissors telegraphs a bit of creative obsession with tactile satisfaction — from the way pigment integrates with the fiber of cotton rag paper, to the touch of silk threads intertwining, to the cold smooth feel of alabaster as it is endlessly polished by the artist’s hand.

Materiality itself acts as Muse in RockPaperScissors, giving viewers a glimpse into how artists both command and yield to their materials in the creative process.

Opening Fri Sept 28, 7 – 9 pm, during Artwalk Gainesville.
Featuring Blues and Soul by The Ramblin’ Mutts

Curated by Anne E. Gilroy, RockPaperScissors – Playing with Material Change explores what happens when artists are inspired by the very materials they hold, stitch, carve, fold, print, cut, weave or shape. Each piece in RockPaperScissors telegraphs a bit of creative obsession with tactile satisfaction — from the way pigment integrates with the fiber of cotton rag paper, to the touch of silk threads intertwining, to the cold smooth feel of alabaster as it is endlessly polished by the artist’s hand. Materiality itself acts as muse in RockPaperScissors, giving viewers a glimpse into how artists both command and yield to their materials in the creative process.

Artists in the exhibition include Desserae Bassil, Erin Curry, George Ferreira, Amy Freeman, Louise Freshman-Brown, Cindy Grisdela, Kana Handel, Lisa Iglesias, Lennie Kesl, Ellen Knudson, Maggie Kotuk, Julia Morrisroe, Kymia Nawabi, Jaime Puig, Genaro Ramos, William Schaaf, Emma Shen, Bradley Smith, Cindy Steiler, Amy Vigilante, John Westmark, Hiram Williams and David Zayas.

This exhibit runs from September 28, 2018 till January 4, 2019

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Start:
September 28 @ 7:00 pm
End:
January 4, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
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Venue

The Thomas Center
306 NE 6th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601 United States
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