“I was interested in art since I was very young. It was my passion. I just wasn’t brave enough to follow through with it when I was younger. There was a constant reminder that other things were more practical and that art could always be a hobby. I chose to take what I was told was the most practical route.”
In response to a lack of public art opportunities during winter, on January 11th, I launched Flex Gallery, a mobile public art space located on my left arm… For the past week and a half, I have been wearing the work of Madison May, a local printmaking and sculpture artist and recent graduate of Kendall College. I spoke with her last week to learn more about her work and her creative process.
“The idea of ‘sculptural guilt’ has lead me directly to working with renewables and found materials. For me, making is about asking questions; thinking with our hands… I believe that art’s purpose is in asking them. ”
The public is invited to attend the closing reception of Influence from 7-9PM
This little exhibit is a gem of painterly expression.
“Through meticulously executed pieces, the artist explores physical labor as both a meditative ritual and a futile exploit.”
By Zachary Johnson In response to a lack of public art opportunities during winter, on January 11th, I launched Flex Gallery, a mobile public art space located on my left arm. For the project, I sent canvas armbands to six artists, requesting they turn them into artworks. Each artist works in a wide variety of … Continue reading
“I wanted to do something meaningful with my opportunity to curate this space. I set out to create an example of what a diverse art show would look like, and this project helped me to achieve that vision.”
“We all have personal mythologies we cherish. The people we love go along with them but understand they are never going to happen.”