I go with my gut,” says Sara Vance Waddell
about her philosophical approach to collecting art. And it is clear that
trusting her instinct has done her well as the marketing and
advertising CEO/president of her own media business.
The participants in the exhibition at Northside HIV/AIDs nonprofit, Co-Conspirators: Works by and with Raymond Thunder-Sky, Donald Henry, Becky Iker, Dale Jackson, Bill Ross and Kevin White, are all connected by their early involvement with two Northside-based art organizations.
Although exhibition opening receptions can be a great opportunity to meet with artists in a more formal gallery setting, if one wants to truly get into the mind of the artist, nothing compares to the chance to visit a working studio.
Interdisciplinary artist and current Guggenheim Fellow Chris Doyle presents a lecture Friday evening to coincide with the opening of his current exhibition at the 21c Museum Hotel, Hybridity: The New Frontier.
Often characterized as a “visionary” or “outsider” artist, painter Paul Laffoley’s suite of eight complex, oversized paintings depicting the artist’s interpretation of the eight phases of Elvis Presley’s life will be shown publicly for the first time.
Matt Joy has a deep respect for the
stories that objects tell us about history and the people who owned
them. Since the days when he was a young boy growing up on a fully
functional farm in Sabina, Ohio, feeding the animals, mowing grass and
doing other tasks involved in daily operation, he’s been interested in
things that tell uniquely American stories.
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of American writer Flannery O’Connor’s death, Thunder-Sky curators Keith Banner and Bill Ross have asked several artists to create work in any media inspired by the iconic Southern essayist.