October 14, 2016

Please join me for this reception: October 20th, 5:30 – 7:30 PM

"Strength Among Us "

It’s no secret that the extraordinary competitive art world can be an especially tough place for female artists to navigate. Recently, the top ten celebrated record sales in art auctions to date were created by men. Women artists are often overlooked for various reasons but females can create as equally as any male artist.
One may argue that women have more obstacles than her counterpart in most cases. Many find the most interesting and also challenging parts of being a female artist is how we juggle between making ends meet whilst also having the time to make sure our art keeps growing beautifully. Apart from that, we are all part or head of a family that beckons attention if not more from ourselves that our creative processes.
As a curator, I wanted to showcase works with a strong inimitable feminine voice. I looked for quality, execution, innovative use of materials, and a clear creative voice. In this showcase of women artists, I believe I’ve incorporated pieces illustrating the strength of women in today’s art world.  

Stacey Pilkington-Smith, Curator

Featuring artworks by:

Lori Sanderson
Nancy Wall
Caroline Rust
Liz McKay
Marge Moody
Pamela Winegard
Marianne Huebner
Karen Banker
Fulvia Boriani Luciano

October 14th — November 17th, 2016

Reception: October 20th, 5:30 – 7:30 PM

The Jeanne Rauch Gallery
Rauch Science and Fine Arts Building
Gaston College, Dallas, NC  28034

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