Provocative. Exquisite. Curious. Captivating. Magnifique! Talented local artists supply us with some amazing art. Come into your neighborhood Library and see what's hanging around. Bring an espresso, speak a little French, munch on a baguette and you'll swear you're at the Louvre!
Larissa Uredi is an award-winning and internationally recognized fiber and mixed media artist. She has exhibited regionally and internationally and has won several artist residencies in Spain, Estonia, Italy and beyond.
I think of my drawings as specimens that have not yet been identified, as in they are abstract organic forms based on textures found in nature with an emphasis on mark making and mapping out larger spaces to find potential areas for detail and elaboration.
Artists of color, immigrant or refugee artists, LGBTQ artists, artists working through mental health struggles all bring unique perspectives to the discussion of culture and creativity.
Leslie Norman Hubble’s work is inspired by content that disturbs her. She then constructs or manipulates those ideas into aesthetic images and objects. She works to express a truth and raise questions about “mind and body, as well as concepts of time, culture, and technology.”
Jessica Kincaid creates pictorial beaded textiles based on nature scenes and surrealist imagery. As her medium of choice, beading brings an abstract quality to concreate images.
Monica Dixon’s work centers on “relationships between living bodies and the forms that protect and comfort them.” Comprised of images found in used fashion magazines, her hand-cut collages transform fragments of familiar-looking textures into irregular images. Why fashion magazines?
Come see the work of collagist Coti Meier and illustrator Lauren Seider, two Kansas City artists whose different approaches to their art compliment each another. This joint exhibition can be seen at the Corinth Library until April 22.