In honor of Women’s History Month, this mixed-media, group exhibition features works by contemporary women artists Damali Abrams, Ruby Onyinyechi Amanze, Amy Cutler, Donna Dennis, Torkwase Dyson, Anna Sigmond Gudmundsdottir, Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle, Rosemary Mayer, Toyin Ojih Odutola, Ebony G. Patterson, Adrian Piper, Tracey Rose, Alison Saar, Simone Shubuck, Shinique Smith, Sam Vernon and Saya Woolfalk.
With diverse backgrounds and from varying generations, the women all share a connection through drawing at the core of their creative process and utilize it as a way to explore aesthetic, cultural, political and social issues.
"Beautiful Dreamer," (2015), acrylic, ink, fabric and collage painting on paper. Shinique Smith.
"Starfish," (2016), ink, graphite, fluorescent acrylic and photo transfers. Ruby Onyinyechi Amanze
"Dock and Ship," (2016), gouache and watercolor on paper. Donna Dennis.
"Fossa," (2016), graphite on paper. Amy Cutler.
Images courtesy of the Jenkins Johnson Gallery.
-Stephanie Wright Hession