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CLOSING THIS WEEK
A group exhibition
Proudly announcing representation of Cosmo Whyte
Introducing Mie Yim and Deb Lawrence
With stunning new works by Benjamin Britton and Robert Sagerman
Open through Saturday April 22
Please join us Saturday 12 - 5 for coffee, adult beverages, snacks and a personal tour of the exhibition from Marcia
DASHBOARD U.S. WELCOMES
APR. 28 - May 20, 2017
MARCIA WOOD GALLERY AND ANNEX
(263 WALKER ST SW)
MARCIA WOOD GALLERY
APR. 28, 6 - 10 PM
PRESENTED BY DASHBOARD U.S.
CURATED BY SUSANNE SLAVICK
LOCAL ADDITIONS CURATED & COMMISSIONED BY DASHBOARD
Opening at Marcia Wood Gallery / April 28, 6-10pm
On view April 28 - May 20, 2017
As the National Rifle Association hosts its 146th annual meeting in Atlanta (April 27-30), Dashboard US welcomes UNLOADED, a multimedia group show that explores historical and social issues surrounding the availability, use, and impact of guns in our culture.
Artists include: Lauren F. Adams, Natalie Baxter, Nina Berman, Joshua Bienko, Casey Li Brander, Anthony Cervino, Mel Chin, Cathy Colman, Dadpranks, James Duesing, Jessica Fenlon, Vanessa German, Jinshan, Andrew Ellis Johnson, Laura Karetzky, Jennifer Meridian, Adrian Piper, Don Porcella, Devan Shimoyama, Susanne Slavick, Renee Stout and Stephanie Syjuco.
Local artists commissioned and curated by Dashboard include: Paul Stephen Benjamin, Branden English, Nancy Floyd, Jason Kofke, Joe Peragine, Carl Janes, Mary Engel, Lonnie Holley, and Jim White.
Cosmo Whyte was born in St. Andrew, Jamaica in 1982. The Jamaican born artist attended Bennington College in Vermont for his Bachelor in Fine Arts, Maryland Institute College of Art for his Post-Baccalaureate Certificate and the University of Michigan for his MFA. He has exhibited in the US, Jamaica, Norway, France and South Africa. In 2010 he was the winner of the Forward Arts Foundation Emerging Artist of the year award. In 2015 he was the recipient of the International Sculpture Center’s “Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award” and in 2016 he was the recipient of an Artadia Award. In 2016 Cosmo Whyte participated in the Atlanta Biennial and the recent 2017 Jamaica Biennial. He is a finalist for the 2017 Hudgens Prize, and has been nominated to represent Jamaica at the 2017 Beijiing Biennial. Cosmo Whyte is based in Atlanta, Georgia and Montego Bay, Jamaica and is currently a professor at Morehouse College.
Look for Whyte's first solo gallery exhibition at Marcia Wood Gallery in October 2017.
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