For the first time, I got to participate in an exhibition at Towson University. As you may recall, I completed my MFA during the pandemic time, and posted my exhibition on doranimation.com.
Again is a nice show. Erin Lehman sent me the following curatorial statement:
“All of this has happened before, and it will all happen again.” (J.M. Barrie) To repeat, to return, to add or go back. To do. Again. And then once more. The word “again” may denote repetition, renewal, or reuse. It suggests commitment and focus, the joy of digging in, variations on a theme that builds to a whole greater than its individual parts, often to a wonderfully surprising conclusion. Repetition can be meditative, creating ritual and routine that brings order and comfort. It requires patience, but also discernment. The artists in this exhibition have found joy in continuity, in going backwards in order to move forwards. They bring together parts of the whole, or they build on what has come before. They play with similar themes, techniques, or ideas to create a body of work that calls the viewer to explore on both a macro and micro level, to discover a mix of repetition and new exploration that calms the mind and excites the imagination. The work is often luscious in detail, materials, or pattern. Their commitment allows us to journey alongside them, bringing our own notions and experiences to the what now and what next?Again statement, Erin Lehman, PhD
My Job as the Moon looped in the gallery. I wish I’d gotten more photos. The rest of my pics were blurry/weird. I was happy/honored to be included!