Mandy Greer Exhibit and Lecture — June 6th —

30 May

Unveiled for the first time, Dare alla Luce is Greer’s largest and most intricate artwork to date. The room-size installation is featured as part of a larger selection of works drawn from the artist’s last decade of activity. From Skin Tight (1999) to Small But Mighty Wandering Pearl (2006), this survey highlights Greer’s recurring themes of romantic love, eroticism, fetishism and motherhood.   

Greer’s exploration of the sensuality of life is reflected in the sensuousness of her medium. The materials mirror the body in its dual reality of emotional and corporal: soft vs. hard, vulnerable vs. strong, huge vs. delicate. Her formal realm is a soft one, made of crocheted and stitched fairy tales and archetypal myths, addressing the commonality of feeling and thinking of the human condition. Meaning is embodied in the narratives and yet embedded in the very material.

Mandy Greer is a Seattle-based sculptor and mixed-media installation artist, who has earned an MFA in ceramics from the University of Washington. Her work has been shown at the Tacoma Art Museum, Kirkland Arts Center, The Henry Art Gallery, 4Culture Gallery, Soil Gallery, and the Tampa Museum of Art, FL, among other locations. (information from Bellevue Arts Museum)

Friday, June 6 • 6:30 – 7:30 pm • FREE
Free First Friday Lecture Series: Mandy Greer
fiber and mixed-media artist

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