Saturday, October 1 | 3-5:30pm
Free and open to the public
Join us in welcoming our 2022 fall exhibitions with an opening artists reception and refreshments in our courtyard. The event will be preceded by an Artist Talk at 2pm from Daniel Minter + Eneida Sanches, moderated by Dr. Henry J. Drewal.
Daniel Minter + Eneida Sanches | through this to that explores the artists shared cultural histories as citizens of the African Diaspora in the United States and Brazil (respectively). The exhibition will take visitors on a sequential journey through an 1,800 sq ft installation featuring video projections, painting, sculpture, assemblage, large scale sculptural environments and interactive works.Minter and Sanches focus on two interrelated axes — Transportation and Transmission. Transportation serves as a metaphor for the displacement of people over place and time, with the exhibition featuring artworks referencing ships, railways, and footsteps – mechanisms of movement that convey both involuntary and voluntary histories.
Ian Trask | Mind Loops will premiere a new series of sculpture and installation works created with materials intercepted from the local waste stream. Emulating the critical role decomposers (like moss and fungi) play in reinvigorating natural ecosystems, Trask’s practice is a holistic system of recirculating man-made debris into remarkable artworks.
Elijah Ober | CALCIUM / Your Future Ex Squirrelfriend brings together two ongoing bodies of work that center the lives of two species often regarded as pests—snails and squirrels. Ober engaging works centered on these creatures uncovers information about the lands on which we reside and the ways we utilize and relate to ecosystems and resources.
Interior In a state known for its magnificent outdoors, this exhibition brings together works by nine Maine-based and connected artists that explore the vast world of interior spaces. Spanning sculpture, installation, painting, photography, assemblage, and printmaking, the artworks on view explore rural and urban spaces ranging from homes, historic spaces, museums, and vehicles. As we move into the fall and winter following two years of pandemic, it is invigorating to be reminded that interiors are far greater than sites of safety and shelter, and can also inspire imagination, exploration and wonder. Artists featured in the exhibition include Genesis Belanger, Jenny Brillhart, Corinna D’Schoto, Smith Galtney, K. Min, Peter Moriarty, Carrie Schneider, Alec Soth, Gail Spaien, and Jay Stern.