JUNE 24th, 2012, 2-4pm
Sandy Spring Museum, Sandy Spring, MD www.sandyspringmuseum.orgHours : Mon., Wed., Thurs. 9am-4pm and Sat., Sun. 12pm-4pm.
To see the exhibition preview: www.zhibit.org/wca-dc/sandy-spring-museum-re-using-our-re-sources
Exhibitors: Qadira Allen, Alison Altergott, Joan Arbeiter, Cynthia Back, Marilyn Banner, Rosalind Bloom, Ellen K. Bonett, Marcela Dorantes, Cynthia Farrell-Johnson,Michelle Frazier, Jane Forth, Sonia Friedman, Marilyn Hayes, Martha Knox, Elaine Langerman, Bonnie MacAllister, Ashira Malka, Linda Whelan Marks, Elena Maza, Menucha, Marcell Pachnowski, Margaret Paris, Natalya Parris, Jane Petit, Laura Petrovich-Cheney, Joan Tarbell Plato, Ana Vizcara Rankin, Cherie Redlinger, Ciindy Renteria, Lynda Smith-Bugge, Simone Spicer, Sara Suleman, Bonita Tabakin, Mary Jo Tydlacka
A culturally diverse community of artists presents views and visions on the environment
Sponsored by the Women’s Caucus for Art, Washington DC & Philadelphia Chapter
The Women’s Caucus for Art of Greater Washington DC and Philadelphia Chapters, open a 34 artist exhibit with performance art and eco-demonstration on Sunday, June 24th, 2012, 2-4pm at Sandy Spring Museum. www.wcadc.org
WCA-DC and Philadelphia are affiliate chapters of The National Women’s Caucus for Art, a 40 year old organization, focused on art, education and social activism. Its members include visual artists, museum professionals and curators, historians, teachers and collectors. WCA supports the cultural diversity of its membership.www.nationalwca.org
The June 24th event will feature the eco-performance art of Philadelphia based artists Bonnie MacAllister, “What the Water Wore”, Mira Treatman, “Gertrude for Dinner”, Gabrielle Casella, "Transit Tales: a public her-story" as well as "Rockin' Retro Using Relics", a jewelry workshop using recycled objects by Gabrielle Casella.. Performance art, historically a feminist art form, has its roots in feminist art performances of the 1970’s.
The visual art exhibit, curated by Barbara Wolanin, PhD, opens on June 13 and continues through September 9, 2012 at Sandy Spring Museum’s galleries. This exhibit is diverse in expression and media; representing painting, sculpture, digital art, photography, assemblage and multi-media art in topics concerning the beauty of nature, the environmental problems today and of the future as well as works using natural or recycled materials.
Additionally, summer, 2012 in coordination with the Sandy Spring Museum and this exhibit, a children’s art project for environmental awareness and fun making art, will be offered by Margaret Paris, visual artist, art teacher and a Maryland resident.
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Thursday, May 10, 2012
Exhibitions: RE/ USING OUR RE/SOURCES ECO-ART EXHIBIT
(work pictured by: Bonnie MacAllister, Laura Petrovich-Cheney, Cynthia Back, and Ellen K. Bonett)
Bonnie MacAllister is a multimedia performance artist. She has performed at the New York Foundation of Arts and the Cat Cat Club in Paris, and her plays have been staged at the Shubin Theatre, Adrienne Theatre, and the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Her artwork has been exhibited internationally including in Galeria 6 in Mexico, the Utopia Library in Italy, and the Delaware Art Museum. She curates the multimedia label Certain Circuits Media (www.certaincircuits.org) which is currently accepting submissions. Her twitter: @BonnieMacArt