exhibit opens at Hardee Center for the Arts
invited to art reception Feb. 7 at
The North Florida Community College Art Department invites the public
to a reception on Thursday, Feb. 7 from 12-1:30 p.m. to celebrate the Hardee
Center for the Arts’ February exhibit “Time and Timeless”. The new exhibit
features work by artists Susan Hodgin and Margi Weir.
where real space, remembered space, and imagined space meet. The
work in her exhibition takes you on a journey from the panoramic, external,
earthly landscape to the microscopic landscape of the inside of a human body.
The external landscapes are dark, and the dark spaces become deep
recesses in the paintings. They depict places in the distant, dimly remembered
past. The internal landscapes are bright and artificially lit as if the body is
opened up on an operating table, creating shallow spaces. They are the places
that are here and now and constant that we carry around with us.
represents a visual probe into national ancestral “bones” through drawings of
the urban and rural ruins across the country.
The images are beautifully crafted into many layers of ink washes and
marks in order to encourage a reflection on the darker ramifications of these
“bones” of our civilization.
art exhibits is open now through Feb. 25. New exhibits are featured monthly at
the Hardee Center for the Arts during NFCC’s fall and spring terms. Gallery hours
are Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, contact Lisa Thompson, NFCC art instructor, at
(850) 973-1642, email ThompsonL@nfcc.edu
or visit www.nfcc.edu/departments/academics/hardee-center-for-the-arts.