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Small Labors by Meredith Dallas
November 19, 2016 - January 14, 2017
Jones-Carter Gallery and ArtFields® proudly present the artwork of installation artist, Meredith Dallas, recipient of the Bloom Award.
The Bloom Award is a solo exhibition awarded to an emerging artist competing in the ArtFields Competition. Meredith Dallas accepted the exhibition award during the finale ceremonies at ArtFields 2016.
This solo exhibition will feature 3-Dimensional large-scale sculptures and 2-Dimensional aged latex drawings. The large metal sculptures employ the welding process to secure the shape and strength of each work then intricately cut mirrors are placed as a covering on the metal body. This technique offers up a dialogue of men’s work and the tedious feminine labor of placing the glass covering.
“My newest line of investigation in my sculptural work deals with masculine and feminine associations. The steel forms confront the body of the viewer while mimicking the scale of the viewer’s body. The pieces recall the forms and concerns of Minimalism, dealing speciﬁcally with phenomenological experience.” Explains Meredith Dallas
Meredith Dallas is an emerging sculptor and printmaker from Rock Hill, SC. She received her B.F.A. in sculpture and printmaking from Winthrop University in May 2015. Meredith is the recipient of numerous regional awards and currently is developing a commissioned piece for Winthrop University’s Hardin Garden and assisting teaching the University’s Sculpture I class.
Come meet the artist at the Artist’s Reception on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18 AT 6 P.M. work will be on display at the Jones-Carter Gallery through January 14, 2017
Meredith also received a grant to fund her project; Support for this project is provided by the Arts Council of York County Small Grants Program, the John and Susan Bennett Memorial Arts Fund of the Coastal Community Foundation of SC, and the SC Arts Commission, which received funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.
ArtFields® is a charitable program and event sponsored by Lake City Creative Alliance, which is a federally recognized Section 501(c)(3) organization located in Lake City, South Carolina.