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Gabriel Dawe: Plexus 28

September 12- December 28, 2014
When you see one of artist Gabriel Dawe’s installations for the first time, several metaphors may spring to mind. Spider webs and rainbows are both a common analogy for his work. This is easy to understand. The artist uses many miles of colored thread to weave his installations. Dawe manufactured a large needle-like tool to hook and move the thread, which forms patterns that mimic beams of light through a prism. Each installation takes tremendous amounts of time, patience and deliberation.  The result, as you can see, is simply spectacular. Plexus 28 took approximately 60 miles of thread to create. A native of Mexico City, Gabriel Dawe has exhibited his work throughout the world including…

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Gabriel Dawe: Plexus 28

Amy Cutler

Sepember 12- December 28, 2014
For well over a decade artist Amy Cutler has crafted puzzling narratives with pencil, brush and printing press. Each work is a small world in which remarkable events take place. They always contain women with unusual styles of dress and fantastic plot devices. They spring from the rich imagination of the artist and her relationship with the rest of the world. Perhaps this is why the figures in each of these worlds are almost always women. They seem to live their lives in extraordinary circumstances with composure and poise. They may not know this, but they are the heroes in their own stories. Originally from Poughkeepsie, NY, Amy Cutler lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. She studied at Cooper …

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Amy Cutler

Matthew Brandt: Sticky/Dusty/Wet

September 12 - December 28, 2014
Imagine creating a recipe with unlikely ingredients that blend and transform into something completely new, unexpected, and delicious. Matthew Brandt has done just that with his fearless, playful, process driven explorations, pushing and pulling on photography’s parameters. In an era of the ubiquitous digital image, he upends the very idea of the medium’s core characteristic—its reproducibility—by making each work unique. MATTHEW BRANDT sticky/dusty/wet was organized by the Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio. It is the artist’s first museum exhibition and features four of his recent series, all made since 2008.  • Lakes and Reservoirs • Dust • Honeybees • Taste Tests in Color  …

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Matthew Brandt: Sticky/Dusty/Wet

Donna Iona Drozda: Roots and Wings

November 20, 2014 – March 16, 2015
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 20th, 5-6:30pm. Artist's Talk at 6pm. 600 22nd Street, Pavilion II, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 As an artist, author and educator Donna Iona Drozda impacts many lives through her artwork and teaching. Her work includes vibrant and complex acrylic paintings and mixed media works of art. For the artist, they are a means to celebrate life and its idiosyncrasies.  Each piece fuses images from nature with brilliant colors, textures, patterns and symbols. What results is a cohesive vision of personal stories, beliefs and shared human experience. Within each narrative is an invitation to explore. Soon, you will discover and appreciate the world through Drozda's b…

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Donna Iona Drozda: Roots and Wings

Disposable Film Festival 2014

September 12 - December 28, 2014
Selected by MovieMaker Magazine as one the world’s “coolest film festivals,” the Disposable Film Festival was created in 2007 by Carlton Evans and Eric Slatkin to celebrate the democratization of cinema made possible by low cost video technology: everyday equipment like mobile phones, pocket cameras, DSLRs and other inexpensive devices. Through screenings, workshops, competitions, panels, and other events intended to educate and inspire, the Disposable Film Festival promotes experimentation and helps build the track record needed for a new generation of filmmakers to enter and change the industry. Disposable kicks off in San Francisco every March before traveling to cities around the…

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Disposable Film Festival 2014