For Main Street’s Final Friday at 1305
Gallery, photographer and installation artist Molly Donnermeyer — who
also runs Live(In) Gallery in Brighton — and poet/visual artist Sidney
Cherie Hilley joined forces to create an exhibition entitled Likeness.
People’s Liberty’s second Globe Grantee,
filmmaker C. Jacqueline Wood, kicks off the first night of The Mini
Microcinema — 10 weeks of experimental film/video/media screenings —
Thursday at the nonprofit’s Globe Gallery in Findlay Market.
The Middletown Arts Center (MAC), which
offers art education opportunities for the community via more than 150
annual class offerings as well as gallery exhibitions, presents the
opening reception and awards ceremony for their annual Area Art Show.
The Weston Art Gallery hosts an opening
reception for a group exhibition curated by Michael Solway, director of
the Carl Solway Gallery, featuring six American artists “exploring the
sensorial, geographical, historical and ephemeral dispersal of water
from rivers to oceans.”
How does an artist simultaneously perform
the sometimes-contradictory role of curator, sensitively arranging
their own artwork within the framework of an institution, while being
deliberately transparent about the slipperiness of holding both roles?