Congratulations, Artists of Pushing The Limits 2012!
Nikki Farrand, Richmond, VA
Valerie Masser-Flanagan, Carlisle, MA
Katie Glusica, Savannah, GA
Tod Hensley, Brooklyn, NY
Susan Iverson, Richmond, VA
Julia E. Pfaff, Richmond, VA
Diane Ramos, Lorain, OH
Sue Reno, Columbia, PA
Simone Schiffmacher, Orlando, FL
Hillary Steel, Silver Spring, MD
July 27 - September 23, 2012
Pushing the Limits 2012
Juror: Katherine Shaw
Flippo Gallery Curator and Adjunct Professor of Art at Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA
Main, Helena Davis and Frable Galleries
Second Reception for the Artists
Fourth Friday, August 24, 2012
Free and Open to the Public
Pushing the Limits is a juried biennial fiber exhibition juried and curated by Katherine Shaw and coordinated and organized by Mary Buchanan and Heidi Field-Alvarez, two artspace members that work in fiber-related media. This exhibition will continue through September 23, 2012. There will be an August Fourth Friday reception on August 24, 2012 from 7-10pm.The show aims to expand the definition of fiber work within contemporary art while providing a venue for established and emerging artists to exhibit.
ABOUT THE JUROR
KATHERINE SHAW attended North Carolina School of the Arts in the early 1990s. In 1997 she received a BFA in Sculpture with a minor in Printmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University. Shaw received a MFA in Sculpture with concentrations in Printmaking and Textiles from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 1999. Katie currently resides in Richmond, VA. She is curator to the Flippo Gallery and Adjunct Professor of Art at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, VA. She has exhibited her work at university and non-profit galleries in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Colorado, and Brooklyn, NY.
artspace is funded in part by
The Community Foundation
the National Endowment for the Arts &
the Virginia Commission for the Arts
Many thanks to Patsy Pettus for the publication of the printed brochure and to Todd Liverman for his design of the brochure.