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Oly Arts Perspective

Variables: four week-long exhibitions featuring live performances, discussions, music and the work of emerging artists from across the west coast.

A big thank you to all the people who donated and supported our great month of Art, Music, Performance and discussion.

Thank you to:

Bradley Jackson

Stephanie Maj

Jessie Mclouth

Vanessa Libertad Garcia

Sammy Harvell

Jennyrose Write

Daniel Ribas

Blen Davidson

Gilda Davidian

Galen Johnson

Alexis Hudgins

Yvonne Ribas

Joanne Pagan

Onyx Dixon

Luna Krahe

Heide Wisner

Henk Polkadot Austinson

Sara Everett

john Espinoza

Jessica Looney

Shameka Gagnier

Joanna Stevens

Constance Fleming

Jen Friedlander

Camey Combs

Amanda Ribas

Ben Tugwell

Amanda Shulman

Erin McCready

Jenn Susan

Martin Hester

Jessica Sage

Rhett Nelson

Victor Noble

Lauren Kurzweil

Carol Streit

Casey Donohue

Claire Tunkl

Jean Hester

Polly Hawver

Sam Fleming

Tom Anderson

The Olympia Arts Perspective presents ‘SPACE+PLACE’, one of four week-long exhibitions featuring live performances, discussions, music and the work of emerging artists.

SPACE +PLACE features the investigation and speculation of what one encounters. The work in this exhibition concentrates on how the individual shapes space just as space shapes the individual. Featuring the work of Blen, Sam Fleming, Victoria Greba, Dennis Memmot, Kelsey Mianuelli, Rhett Nelson, Chrissy Reagan, Amanda Ribas.

4/22 – 4/29 Opening Reception 4/22 6-10 pm

Gallery Hours wed-sun 12-6pm

**Photo Courtesy of Amanda Ribas**

The Olympia Arts Perspective presents ‘X+Y’, one of four week-long exhibitions featuring live performances, discussions, music and the work of emerging artists.

X+Y is an examination of the constructed binary that has been engendered into collective knowledge. The work in this exhibition discusses polarity and contraposition and the sociopolitical impact these concepts have on self-definition. Featuring the work of Wolfie E. Rawk and Jessica Sage. With a reading by Camey Combs/Kyle Jones and live musical performance by Trevy Trevwa.

Opening Reception 4/15, 7:30-10:30

The show will be up 4/15-4/21 with gallery hours: 12-6 on 4/15,16,17,20,21

The Olympia Arts Perspective presents ‘Us + The Other’, one of four week-long exhibitions featuring live performances, discussions, music and the work of emerging artists from across the west coast.

US + THE OTHER is a survey of the inherent comparisons and contradictions that arise in defining what makes an ‘Us’ or an ‘Other’ be it on the individual, group, or national scale.

4/8 – 4/14 Opening Reception 4/8 6-10 pm

Participating Artists include: John Espinoza, Shawn Foote, Robert Harrison, Nicole Nayeon Kim, Liz Lueders, Kaia Selene, Martijn Swart, Liza Yelizaveta,

Also, with a live performance by Man:Rocketship

The Olympia Arts Perspective presents ‘Me + You’, one of four week-long exhibitions featuring live performances, discussions, music and the work of emerging artists from across the west coast.

Me + You is an exploration of the personal, autobiographical and relational. This exhibition features work that addresses and compares individual experience and universality as a part of the human condition.

4/1 – 4/7 Opening Reception 4/1 6-10 pm

Participating Artists include: Blen, Henry Crouch, John Espinoza, Shameka Gagnier, Victoria Greba, Kelsey Mianulli, Lindsay Tunkl, Diana Valenzuela, Maeanna Welti.

Also, with a live performance by The Shy Seasons from Portland.

 

The Olympia Arts Perspective presents:

VARIABLES: a weekly dialogue and exhibition of Art, Music, and Performances for the month of April.

Week 1: ‘Me + You’ is an exploration of the personal, autobiographical and relational. This weeks exhibition will be primarily rooted in showing work that takes individual experiences and makes them accessible for all.

Week 2: ‘Us + The Other’ is a survey of comparisons and contradictions. What makes an individual/Group/Nation an ‘Us’ or an ‘Other’? and from what perspective do those rules apply?

Week 3: ‘X+Y’ is a commentary on how those letters have created a binary across humanity. Not unlike Ones and Zeros, there are never-ending combinations. Breaking THROUGH the Gender Binary.

Week 4: ‘Space +Place’ is a focus on what is around us. From the walls that shelter us to the water that sustains us; how do we nurture our environments? how do we abuse them? And what is there, that we do not see?

For each week there will be panels, discussion groups, and critiques. The hope is that each artist gets a chance to speak about their work, have a discussion about their work, and also get feedback from their peers and audience.

When submitting work, please keep in mind that if your work is chosen it is highly suggested that you make it to as many of the panels, discussions and critiques as possible. If you are not a local artist, we would still like you to have a panel and possibly a critique through the technological magnificence of SKYPE.

We are accepting submissions of all mediums: photography, video, Audio, installation, painting, sculpture, live performance, and the list goes on. When submitting please specify which week you feel your work pertains to, as well as a brief artist statement.

For  video work or video documentation, make clips no longer then 4 minutes.

For images, submit no more then 6 JPG or PDF files.

For Audio, make clips no longer then 4 minutes.

DEADLINE: March 15, 2011

Submit to olyartsperspective@gmail.com

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The Olympia Arts Perspective

1605 Miller Ave NE
Olympia, WA 98506

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