Opening Reception: Friday, October 12 from 6 – 10pm
Showing through Friday, November 2
For their fourth appearance as guest curators at Bherd Studios Gallery, Seattle artists Kate Protage and Chris Sheridan explore contemporary artists’ approaches to an essential theme that is sometimes undervalued because of its traditional roots—the modern still life.
This is Not Your Grandmother’s Still Life showcases the work of eight artists who are breathing new life into the genre by making drawings and paintings of objects that are relevant and contemporary, whether that’s through their choices in subject matter or their technique. From gorgeous, intricate stencil-based paintings of tattoo equipment to intaglio prints of seemingly straightforward objects that offer subtle commentary about society’s current hot-buttons, Protage and Sheridan present work that encompasses a wide range of subjects, styles and resulting emotions.
Exhibition runs from October 12th through November 2nd and includes the art of: Marie Gagnon, Sullivan Giles, Steve Klinkel, Molly Peters, Albert Shelton, Chris Sheridan, Kellie Talbot and Mark Tracy and Andrea Wicklund.