Posted on: Mar 19, 2015 1:00:00 AM
In: District, Grossmont
Arts and Culture
Contact: Lorena Ruggero, 619-644-7840, email@example.com
A look at how women deal with conflict is the theme of Grossmont College’s Hyde Art Gallery’s `Women at War’ exhibit that opens March 30 and runs through April 23.
An official opening event will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7.
“`War’ is a metaphor for our battles and everyone has a different take on their own personal wars,” said Hyde Art Gallery Director Prudence Horne, who curated the show. “Some people are at war with themselves, some people are at war with the way women are treated, some people are at war with society. This is a personal response to the conflicts we call war.”
More than two dozen pieces from 22 professional female artists will be on display, from ceramics and quilts to paintings and installation pieces.
“It’s a great mix of art,” Horne said. “Every artist has something that really is different. It is an exceptional show.”
Featured artists include Anna Stump, Bhavna Mehta, Cindy Zimmerman, Daphne Hill, Ginger Rosser, Irene Abraham, Jeanne Dunn, Jennifer Anne Bennett, Kathi McCord, Kathy Miller, Kathy Nida, Kim Niehams, Lauren Carrera, Lisa Hutton, Lynn Susholtz, Moya Devine, Nilly Gill, Pasha Turley, Stephanie Bedwell, Terri Hughes-Oelrich, Hill&Stump, Terrilynn Quick and Therese Rossi.
All are members of FIG (Feminist Imagery Group), a coalition that meets to organize exhibitions, promote women in the visual arts, discuss art, see exhibitions and support one another in their careers.
Hyde Art Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday, with the exception of legal holidays. Admission is free and open to the public. Passes for visitor parking are available from the vending machine in Parking Lot 1, Section F. The gallery itself is located in Building 25.
Further information is available by calling (619) 644-7299 or visiting www.grossmont.edu/artgallery.
About Grossmont College
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