Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Quilt Shows Across the State Celebrate a Medium Ancient and Cutting Edge

In the ever-evolving landscape of contemporary art, new mediums and materials constantly emerge, challenging conventional notions of what constitutes fine art. But sometimes we look to old materials and techniques and reimagine or recontextualize them. For centuries the result of practical necessity — and generally considered a folk […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Raw Emotions Will Speak to Those Unfamiliar with the Stories in J. Kirk Richards’ “Carried Away in a Vision”

In Roger and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music, Maria says that “when God closes a door, he opens a window,” alluding to the hope of new opportunities presented in the face of current obstacles.  When an artist chooses to work from within a specific culture and experience, possibly […]