Campbell and Ellinwood are both process oriented artists. Campbell’s many layered and sanded collage surfaces are juxtaposed with and balanced by solid surfaces of brilliant color, usually orange or red/orange. Ellinwood draws from a wide assortment of organic materials - wood, kelp, pods, seeds, etc - to create her objects that seem to take on a life of their own. Both artists find their way intuitively, from beginning to completion of their works.
Lori Murphy began three years ago dismantling and reassembling a volume set of “Metropolitan Seminars in Art” by John Canaday. Murphy was interested in altering his narrative, writing new stories over the old. Part of my process is the continuous rhythm of deconstruction and reconstruction–breaking down this vintage canon of art history from the 1950s and reworking it to my own liking. I ripped out pages, tore them up, obliterate sections with whitewash and graphite, then reassembled the parts until it spoke some truth to me. It has been an ongoing, mysterious search.
January 29 through March 13, 2021
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