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Vicarious
Nov
1
to Jan 5

Vicarious

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VICARIOUS

Elder Gallery of Contemporary Art

NOVEMBER 1, 2018 – JANUARY 5, 2019

Through the theme of empathy, Vicarious invites dialogue around issues related to veterans and the veteran experience, using art as the vehicle for discussion and reflection. This multi-disciplinary exhibition will feature paintings by San Francisco-based Dan Bayless, drawings and paintings by Charlotte-based artist and Army Veteran Wil Bosbyshell, glass work by Pomona, California-based artist and Vietnam veteran Michael Aschenbrenner, prints, objects and sculpture by Drew Cameron, installation work by Charlotte-based artist and Navy veteran Suje Garcia, a documentary produced by Susie Films, a virtual reality project produced by writer, academic, speaker and Army veteran Paula Kranz Broadwell, and artworks from graduates of the Chicago-based CreatiVets Program. The exhibition will invite conversation around the power of art to reach into the psyche in a way nothing else can.

The gallery is partnering with Veterans Bridge Home, which will receive 5% of profits from art sales from the exhibition.

artwork image: Michael Aschenbrenner

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On War & Survival
May
2
to Jul 29

On War & Survival

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ON WAR & SURVIVAL NVAM Triennial & Veteran Art Summit Summit May 2nd - 5th 2019 | Chicago Cultural Center Exhibition May 4th - July 29th

From the Great War through the Global War on Terror veterans have made art about their military experiences that challenges stereotypes, politics, and media portrayals. At its best, such work has driven new creative movements and transformed society. With a focus on the visual, literary, performative and creative practices of veterans, the NVAM Triennial explores a century of war and survival while challenging the perception that war is something only those who have served in the military can comprehend. Throughout history art has provided a frame to create meaning out of the complicated experience of war, seek justice, and imagine reconciliation. The NVAM Triennial draws on this history to connect veteran artists today with the history of veteran creative practices and their impact on society over the past century.

The Veteran Art Summit will bring veteran artists from across the United States together to strengthen the emerging veteran art movement. Exploring what it means to be an artist and a veteran today, attendees will learn from their peers through presentations, workshops, panels, and discussions. The Summit will also offer leadership development programs, job training, and collaborative and networking opportunities.

The NVAM Triennial and Veteran Art Summit is for service members, veterans, military families, and the broader society to reflect upon, and cope with, the experiences, histories, and present realities of war.

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Provisional Nature: A Response to WWI
Nov
9
to Nov 22

Provisional Nature: A Response to WWI

An exhibition as part of 'In Good Company' an exposition of work from emerging veteran artists throughout the month of November 2018 in Madison, Wisconsin.

Naomi Hume states, “If war ultimately defies representation, it can also be said that it requires it.”

100 Years of War, 100 Years Later. Selected artists come together to engage in meaningful dialogue, seeking a new visual language, like the artists of WWI, to communicate experiences of perpetual war. It is an existence of contradictions, fractured identities, and often emphatic anti-war responses.

November 9-22, 2018

Common Wealth Gallery, Madison, WI

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A Different 1% - Cypress College Art Gallery
Sep
26
to Nov 14

A Different 1% - Cypress College Art Gallery

A Different 1%

Opening Reception: Thursday September 27, 6pm-8pm

Combat Paper Workshop: Wed. Sept. 26: 1-4pm & Thu. Sep. 27: 1-4pm

With less than 1% of the US population in the armed forces, A Different 1% presents artworks, workshops, and screenings by eight artist-veterans who create bridges for, and to, a public that’s increasingly disconnected from the consequences of war.

artwork image: Ash Kyrie

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Making Change: The Art and Craft of Activism
May
29
to Sep 9

Making Change: The Art and Craft of Activism

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Craftivism is a worldwide movement that operates at the intersection of craft and activism. Across the globe, artists and crafters armed with traditional materials like yarn, glue guns, quilt patterns, sewing needles, X-ACTO knives, and other tools are using their hands to protest social and political inequalities and injustices.

The time spent on these works shows the dedication to creating pieces that evoke emotion and promote discussion. By sharing ideas expressed through the work of their hands, these artists and crafters aim to make you think, explore and take note.

MODA’s Making Change: The Art and Craft of Activism exhibition will explore this movement. It will also invite all visitors to get involved by making something that makes a difference.

This exhibition is curated by Betsy Greer, author of Craftivism: The Art and Craft of Activism.

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Paper Tiger at LAVA Projects
Apr
15
to May 20

Paper Tiger at LAVA Projects

Paper Tiger - An exploration of paper as a contemporary medium for expression. Collage, books, origami, painting, drawing, pulping, photos, construction, masks, etc. all made using paper. The most human of all mediums for creation and recording; ubiquitous and humble, paper can be used to make whole worlds. Paper has destroyed whole cultures and preserved others. What is paper in the digital age? Vestigial tool? Fetishized nostalgia object? Flexible and perennial studio standby? These artists answer with their work. Curated by C.K. Wilde www.currencycollage.com

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Paper/Print: American Handpapermaking, 1960s to Today
Apr
5
to Jun 14

Paper/Print: American Handpapermaking, 1960s to Today

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Drew Cameron has a pulp print from the series: Closer To Reality Everyday included in this upcoming exhibition in New York City. 

Curated by Sue Gosin and Mina Takahashi, this is the first exhibition IPCNY has presented which focuses on paper, printmaking’s longtime silent partner. It is also the first exhibition in the USA which demonstrates the rich history of American hand papermaking, and the vibrant network of papermakers, printmakers, publishers, and artists who came out of its boom in the 1960s. With works by over 65 artists, the exhibition traces the dynamic cross-pollination that occurred between the fields beginning in the post-war era in the United States that resulted in some of the most innovative works on paper in the 20th and 21st centuries. 

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