TAG brings in the New Year with PAPERWORKS 2011

Postcard image designed by Richard Humphreys, B.A. Studio Art – Digital Media, University of West Florida, 2010.

TAG UWF Presents

PAPERWORKS 2011

A National Exhibition Juried by New Orleans Curator and Gallerist, Mia Kaplan

January 6, 2011 – February 3, 2011

Opening Reception: Thursday, January 13th, 2011 6-8pm

Opening Reception sponsored by the Lewis Bear Company.

The Paperworks 2011 Exhibition catalog is now available online! Follow the link below.

PAPERWORKS 2011 Exhibition Catalog

Congratulations to Paperworks 2011 Award Winners:

* Purchase Award // Sage Lewis, Shatter Shimmer Drawing 1, (2010) Ink and thread on paper

* Honorable Mention // Angela Driscoll, Pirates versus Dolphins, (2009) Artist Book: paper and graphite

* Honorable Mention // Stacy Elko, Items for a Weary Planet: Good Grid, (2008) Linocuts on paper embedded with cane

* Honorable Mention // Marie Hannigová Lee, Cool Coloratura, (2010) Ink and gouache on paper

For many centuries, paper and paper-like materials such as vellum and papyrus have served as a central medium for artists.  The Paperworks exhibition explores the endless manipulation of paper-based art whether serving as a canvas or as the primary medium for the work itself.  The exhibition features twenty-one works from thirteen national artists.  An exhibition catalog and juror’s essay will be available for download soon!

The juror, Mia Kaplan, is an independent curator and the founding director of AMMO, a curatorial company representing artists in New Orleans, Lousiana. Kaplan organizes exhibitions of emerging and established contemporary artists and has worked with internationally respected institutions, including the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Louisiana Artworks, Centre for the Living Arts (Space 301) in Mobile, AL, among others. Her curatorial work and the exhibitions she has presented have received acclaim in both Artforum and Artpapers. As a regular guest speaker, she has spoken at the University of New Orleans, Louisiana Artworks, The Arts Council of New Orleans, YAYA, Amite City Schools, Memphis City Schools, among others.

All events are free and open to the public.  For more information contact Amy Bowman, Curator, TAG UWF at artgallery@uwf.edu or 850.474.2696.  TAG is located on the University of West Florida’s campus in The Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Building 82, Pensacola, Florida.

The Art Gallery at the University of West Florida seeks to challenge, stimulate and engage students and the greater public through direct interaction with works of contemporary art.

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