Particle Physical at Kim Foster

Youtube video link of opening reception

November 21 - December 21, 2013

Kim Foster Gallery @  529 W 20th Street, New York, New York 10011

Particle Physical is a group show of gallery artists that make art by accumulating and/or layering an abundance of lines, marks, shapes or materials to create works that display a range of physicality, from delicate to frenetic. Artists include: Dan Hernandez, Jeff Doran, Christian Faur, D. Dominick Lombardi, Paul Glabicki, Blanche Nettles Powers, Diane Samuels, Jim Toia, and Susan Chrysler White. 

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 D. Dominick Lombardi in foreground

D. Dominick Lombardi in foreground

Juried Exhibition at UNC of Greensboro

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Nancy Doll, juror for the SECAC 2013 members' exhibition and Director of the Weatherspoon Museum, has chosen to include mixed media work, That yard's a mighty long place for little girls to cross at night, 2012, in the annual juried exhibition. It will be held in the Gatewood Gallery in the UNCG Gatewood Studio Arts Building, Greensboro, North Carolina. Exhibition opens Oct 11, 2013. image: Blanche Nettles Powers, That yard's a mighty long place for little girls to cross at night, 2012, oil and graphite on linen, 47 x 47 inches

 

SCAD Arnold Hall Gallery Exhibition

Blanche Nettles Powers

The Ghost Within

May 2013 – Jan. 2014

Arnold Hall Gallery

1810 Bull Street

Savannah, Georgia

The Ghost Within presents new works on paper by SCAD alumna Blanche Nettles Powers whose abstracted imagery derives from Savannah’s iconic and beloved Spanish moss. Employing a poetic distortion of media—in this case spray-paint, wax pencil and the aerial plant so intrinsically tied to the history, culture, economy and ecology of this region—Nettles Powers utilizes this source material as a metaphor for our contemporary relationship to nature. These hauntingly beautiful drawings evoke rich interpretations as we find ourselves ever more distanced from the natural world and yet continually in awe of its ethereal mystery.

Image: Blanche Nettles Powers (BFA illustration alumna, 1989; MFA painting alumna, 2008), Spanish Moss 1222, spray-paint and Prismacolor pencil on Rives BFK paper, 30 x 42”, 2012.