Thursday, March 26, 2009

Mapping Efforts: Mixed media prints by Barbara Shapiro

20 x 20”

Shapiro’s subtle, earth-toned and richly layered mixed media prints use maps as a metaphor for recording life’s patterns and changes. Just as each hill, lake and ocean recorded on a map provides a snapshot of the ever evolving earth, humans are the sum of their experiences during their various stages in life. While maps chart the constant transformation of the outside world, Shapiro’s abstract and map-like images reflect on the shifting dynamics of the inside world.

Exhibition dates: April 3 - 25
(Early Bird Preview: April 1- 3)

First Friday Artscrawl Reception: April 3, 5 – 8:00 PM.

Demonstration during the reception: Barbara Shapiro will demonstrate her mixed media approach to printmaking from 6:30 – 7 PM.

Gallery hours: Tuesday 10 AM – 4 PM and Wednesday - Sunday 9 AM - 6 PM

Contact person: Regina Held, 268-8952.

Cost of event: free

Location: 3812 Central Ave. SE.- 2.5 blocks east of Carlisle between Solano and Aliso, next to Matrix Fine Art.

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