'The Slide Show' Exhibition Opening

LOCATION: Glass Wheel Studio - 128 West Olney Rd



  • Saturday, Jan 21, 2017 7PM-10PM

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Opening January 21 | 7-10 PM on view Jan 22 - Feb 26 Join us for our first ever juried exhibition, The Slide Show! Connect with artists while enjoying light hors d'oeuvres & a cash bar. All works by the artists are available for purchase. This event is free & open to the public. --------- THE SLIDE SHOW If you took an art history course any time before the year 2005 you probably know a lot about 2 x 2 slides. They were the primary means through which art history was taught. All of that has changed now, of course. PowerPoint has relegated analog slide lectures to the scrap heap of history. As a result, universities and art historians have found themselves holding collections of literally thousands of old slides; all carefully labeled, arranged, and cataloged. These collections have become obsolete for the purposes for which they were made. They are sadly unemployed. To remedy the situation, we used the help of artists to give these slides a second life – as raw material and conceptual inspiration for creative works. Artists were mailed 36, randomly selected 2 x 2 slides from a 10,000 slide collection covering the entire history of Western art. Responsive artworks were juried by a small panel of museum, gallery, and educational program directors. Featuring Works by: Emily Bartelt & Kimberly McKinnis Bethany Barto Ashley Berkman Heather Bryant Aimee Bruce Maggie Bush Jean Cheely Kerri Cushman Erin Cross Kyler Davis Erlene Hendrix Chris Hill Liana Graham Christopher Kozak Patricia Lopez Clay McGlamory Kelsie McNair Rosemary Rednour Amanda Rimmer Robin & Julia Rogers Desy Schoenewies Eloise Shelton-Mayo Robert Sites Joe Sleeper Rebecca Spilecki Michael Springer Alyssa Strackbein and the GSA students from Virginia Van Horn's Art History Class

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