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New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art

The Politics of Imagination: Women In Illustration Curated by Sanders Fellow Theanoe Christos February 24 - April 7 New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art

The New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art invites you to join us through April7th for an exhibition showcasing women illustrators. The exhibition is curated by James Sanders Fellow, Theanoe Christos. The exhibition will feature eight female illustrators from local, national, and international backgrounds. Artists featured in the exhibition include Pin Aw, Melissa Erwin, Jasmin Garcia-Verdin, Kamilah Jones, Heather Landry, Stephanie Osborne, Jenn St-Onge, and Amy Wilke.

 A reception will be held at the New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, March 10th in conjunction with the Under the Beams Concert featuring Ranky Tanky at 7:30.

The James Sanders Gallery Fellowship is a one-year fellowship to support students interested in exhibition design, publicity, curation, and management at an art gallery through supervised applied training at the Kenneth P. McCutchan Art Center / Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries on the USI campus and the New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, located in historic new Harmony, Indiana.

 Theanoe Christos completed her fellowship at the gallery during the spring of 2017. During this time, she created the proposal for the exhibition, recruited artists, and established guidelines for the show.

Additionally, Christos created a comic strip called Utopia documenting her experiences in New Harmony which will also be on display as part the tell your own story aspect of the show. For this component, visitors to the gallery will have the opportunity to create their own illustrations to be displayed throughout the duration of the exhibition.

This exhibition reflects the curatorial strategies of the New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art in that all shows are selected based on the three primary goals of providing opportunity, the creation of dialogue, and building connectivity within the region.

The exhibition is free and open to the public.

This activity made possible, in part, with support from the Indiana Arts Commission, the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and the Vanderburgh Community 

The New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art is an outreach partner of the University of Southern Indiana. The gallery is located at 506 Main Street in New Harmony, Indiana. Regular hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, call 812/682-3156 

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