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Apparitions brings together an international selection of artists working around the idea of spirits.  Taking a broad view of the subject, the exhibition will examine the role of spirits as manifestations of cultural and personal belief systems within the context of contemporary society and informed by traditional ideas of ghosts and the disembodied essence.   The spectrum of work moves from more light hearted appropriations of the undead as seen through the lens of popular culture to powerful meditations on the threshold between presence and absence.

About the Curator

J Gordon

He has been coordinating exhibitions and art events for over 15 years, and before leaving the Mid-Atlantic in 2014 held the position of Curatorial Associate at the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts. Gordon currently teaches drawing courses at the Lake Washington Institute of Technology.  He earned his Masters from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art in Philadelphia, and his Bachelors at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS.

Artists

Carrie Anne Baade
Troy Gua
Che Lopez
Mark Hurst
Jason Sobottka
Hanako O’Leary
Ruthie V.
Justin Baldwin
Richard Sayer
Kristen Ferrell

Opening Reception

Date: Friday, September 21st, 2018 at 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Free to the public. Meet some of the artists and enjoy complimentary appetizers. $5 wine and beer. Free parking is available.