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John and June Allcott Gallery: Eva Wylie, Obstructed View

August 30, 2022
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
John and June Allcott Gallery


Opening and Gallery Talk: August 30, 5:30-6:30 pm
Refreshments will be provided. Masks are recommended.

Artist Statement: My current body of work aims to capture the movement, flow, light, and materiality of our ever-shifting environment. These works are produced by printing on translucent silk that is then stretched over painted frames to create delicate yet densely stratified pieces that float on the wall. In some instances, I also print directly on the wall, covering one end of the gallery with a large piece designed to be painted over and hence entombed in the space upon the show’s closure. These paradoxically compressed yet airy surfaces–translucent silks and a temporary wall installation–engage and question the viewer’s sense of gravity and known parameters.

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The John and June Allcott Gallery has a three-tiered mission: (1) to exhibit the work of professional artists, (2) to exhibit faculty work, and (3) to provide exhibition opportunities for studentsA faculty committee plans and manages the gallery exhibitions with the help of Graduate Assistants. Assistants take part in all facets of the gallery’s operations. Created through a generous gift from the Allcott family, the Gallery is named for former Art Department Chair, John Allcott, and his wife, artist June Allcott

John and June Allcott Gallery
Hanes Art Center, 115 S Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Website: https://art.unc.edu/venue/john-and-june-allcott-gallery/
Phone: 919-962-2015