Art on Paper First View Members and Public Reception

May 20, 5:30pm - 8pm

Art on Paper First View Members and Public Reception photo

Museum Director Nancy Doll and the Weatherspoon Art Museum Association invite you to a special event in celebration of Art on Paper 2017.

First View Members Preview, 5:30-6:30pm 
Be the first to see and purchase works of art from the exhibition, join the curator on a tour, mingle with the artists, enjoy tasty treats and libations, and have great fun with fellow WAM members. Kindly reply by May 10 to: RSVPWAM@uncg.edu, or call (336) 334-5770.

Public Reception, 6:30pm 
Join the party and be part of a great WAM tradition. No RSVP necessary; Free; Cash Bar.

Party Committee: Co-chairs Lisa Johnson, Harriette Knox, and Cheryl Stewart; Rod Cooper, William Crowder, Joe Hoesl, Terri Maultsby, and Hillary Meredith.

NOT A MEMBER?  Learn more about joining the Weatherspoon here.

The Weatherspoon Art Museum proudly presents the 44th Art on Paper exhibition. Since 1965, this dynamic survey has uniquely taken the pulse of contemporary art by showcasing artworks made on or with paper. This year’s

installation features compelling new work by twenty-five artists from across the country. From exquisitely rendered ink drawings and densely layered collages to embroidered pages and “plucked” paper walls, each artist has taken full advantage of paper’s astonishing possibilities as both surface and structure. In their hands the medium’s flexibility and facility has been used to explore a breadth of themes—from family relationships to geography, science fiction to ancient history, the natural world to digital technology. Visitors are sure to encounter works that both resonate with personal experiences and inspire new ways of thinking.

Image: Pamela Cardwell, NOLA19 (detail), 2015, Graphite and oil pastel on paper, 17 x 14 in., Courtesy of the artist.

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