Mapping the Cosmos: Jan Hurt and a Constellation of Artists

Venue
William King Museum of Art
Address
415 Academy Drive
Abingdon, VA 24210
Region Blue Ridge Highlands
Locality Washington
Date(s)/Time:
Friday, February 06, 2015 - Sunday, May 17, 2015
Phone: (276) 628-5005
Email info@wkmuseum.org
Website www.williamkingmuseum.org

William King Museum of Art is proud to host this multi-media exhibition modeled after Jan Hurt’s many collaborative exhibitions from far and recent past- in particular the Tarot Card Art exhibition held at the Starving Artist Café in the late 1990s. Mapping the Cosmos began with thirteen hand-selected artists from the region who then asked one other artist to participate. The total twenty-six artists randomly selected part of the Cosmos from a hat and were allowed to interpret their topic in any media they choose. The artists then sought out, in light of current knowledge or totally disregarding current knowledge, to re- imagine, explore, and reinterpret the Cosmos.

Nancy Brittelle – Courtney Fall Tomchik
Leila Cartier – Peter Morgan
Shawn Crookshank – Carol Blevins
Kathy Gibian – Olivia Gibian
Jan Hurt – Ralph Slatton
Perry Johnson – Greg Howser
Val Lyle – Loy McWhirter
Pat Mighell – Barbara Kozero
D. R. Mullins – Ron Sachs
Eric Drummond Smith – Lindsey Holderfield
Ray Stratton – Misty Stratton
April Street – Comora Tolliver
Nadya Warthen-Gibson – Tracy Ference




Last Updated: 3/3/2015 3:43 PM
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