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April 2014

UNC-Wilmington in Wilmington, NC, Features Exhibit of Works Created by Traditional Media by Woman Artists

UNC-Wilmington in Wilmington, NC, is presenting Mending: New Uses for Old Traditions, on view in the Art Gallery at the Cultural Arts Building, through Apr. 4, 2014.

Mending is a southeastern regional exhibition, which features work created with or about traditional media or representations of women.

The exhibition is held in conjunction with the 2014 Southeastern Women’s Studies Association conference hosted by UNCW’s Women’s Studies and Resource Center (WSRC). For more information on the conference visit (http://www.uncw.edu/sewsa/).

Artists featured in the exhibition include Katina Bitsicas, Asma Chaudhary, Marie Dorsey, Lou Haney, Devin Harclerode, Ashley Heuts, Regina Jestrow, Ann Marie Kennedy, Gracelee Lawrence, Susan Lenz, Macey Ley, Connie Lippert, Katrina Majkut, Courtney McCracken, Elizabeth Mesa-Gaido, Meg Pierce, Kristin Skees, Page Turner, and Alice Pixley Young. Their works explore the evolving representation of women through traditional women’s media including cross-stitch, quilting, embroidery, sewing, and weaving as well as cast glass, etching, photography, handmade paper, and installation. The exhibition presents a multi-faceted contemporary update on the depiction of women through an incorporation of history and tradition.

The Art Gallery at the Cultural Arts Building is located on the ground floor of the Cultural Arts Building, near the building’s main entrance on the corner of Randall Parkway and Reynolds Drive on the University of North Carolina Wilmington campus. To access either from South College Road or Racine Drive, take a left as you enter the campus area onto Randall Drive. Visitor parking is directly in front of the Box Office entrance to the building.

For further information call the gallery at 910/962-7958 or visit (http://www.uncw.edu/art/gallery).

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