About the Exhibition
Symbiotic: Art, Nature & Spirituality features women artists who share an interest in the cycle of plants, people, and spirit that make up the substance of life. Exhibiting artists use a variety of processes to connect to their natural environment, including textiles, repetition, pattern, collage, and sculpture. Materials range from natural dye to beeswax, plants to prints. Coming out of the tradition of landscape painting and land art movement born of the 1970s, these women artists patiently respond and respectfully interact with nature to illicit a bond between human spirit and physical environment.
Gallery Hours: Weekdays 10 – 4 pm, Saturdays and Sundays 12 – 4pm
Thursday, April 16, 2015 from 6 – 8 pm
Free and Open to the Public
Food is complimentary thanks to the generous contribution of Whole Foods Market
Beer and Wine available
Donations welcomed to support Art in the Park
The opening reception will feature a silent auction of artwork by Sally A. Williams hosted by the the Arkansas Arts Council. In memory of Williams, who served as the Arkansas Arts Council’s Artist Services Manager for 25 years before her passing on Apirl 20, 2010, the Arts Council established the Sally A. Willaims Artist Fund. All proceeds from the auction will benefit the Sally A. Williams Artist Fund that supports artists’ professional development and workshops or tools that may advance an artist’s career.
Harvesting Color: Natural Dye Demonstration by Sofia V. Gonzalez
Saturday, April 18 from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Wildwood Park for the Arts, Outside (Weather permitting)
20919 Denny Rd
Little Rock, AR 72223
Join exhibiting artist Sofia V. Gonzalez for a natural dye demonstration! Participants will learn about the natural dye process, from collecting plant and vegetable matter to boiling a pot of dye. Color samples and natural dye recipes will be available to take home.
Participation is free, but please RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 501-821-7275.