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In the Studio 

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Inspired by dance...

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Created in paint...

 

Artist Statement:

 

My work resides solely the spontaneous aspects of creation. I'm invested with the idea of repetitive movement inspired by dance, through the body as well as smooth, gesture-like moments that can be captured similar to a moment in time throughout a performance. 

 

My own personal memory as a dancer contributes to the existing space I am creating through experiences of discipline, practice, balance and relaxed fluid faculty of control. I try to capture this through various materials, the movement of my own body as well as the memory of movement that can become distorted and transparent. 

*photos taken by Lacey Freelan of Visit Lubbock Magazine 

As a performer myself, I am struck at the apt abstract representation of the disconnect between onstage and offstage, the surreal juxtaposition of the brightly lit and on display world with the magical darkness and creativity that lives behind the scenes, just a few inches or feet away. The elimination of either world would result in the destruction of that beautiful illusion which is live theater - Katherine McDaniel, Editor Synkroniciti Magazine

Bio:

Lubbock resident, with her husband Scott, and son Luke

CASP Artist in Residence, Work Studio A

408 Ave J

Lubbock, TX 79401

Flatlands Dance Theatre Board Member, Spring 2019-Present 

Work:

Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, South Plains College- Levelland TX

Fine Arts Gallery Director, South Plains College- Levelland TX

Education:

MFA-Painting, Texas Tech University- Lubbock, TX 2015

BFA- Studio Art, Texas Tech University- Lubbock, TX 2012

Publications:

Synkroniciti, Vol. 2, No. 4 "Hidden" 

2020

 https://synkroniciti.com/the-magazine/ 

American Artwork

Edition 14 & 15 2017 & 2019

Studio Visit Magazine

Vol. 34 2016

See my works published in the following art magazines: 

Solo Exhibitions:             

                                                                                       

 

2020.   Choreographic Sequences, LHUCA, Lubbock, TX

2019    physical articulation, Lubbock Christian University, Lubbock, TX

2018    sequential gestures, Christine Dewitt Art Gallery SPC, Levelland, TX 

2017    restraint, Clamplight Gallery & Studio, San Antonio, TX 

2016    concealed/fragmented/redefined, Garden & Arts Center, Lubbock, TX

2015    ballerina: standard of beauty, Texas Tech University’s School of Art Satellite Gallery, Lubbock, TX 

2015    the mark, Peachtree Gallery, Lubbock, TX 

2015    the choreography of painting, CASP 5 & J Gallery, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Lubbock, TX 

 

Group Exhibitions:

 

2021    All Abstract, 311 Gallery, Raleigh, North Carolina 

2021    Women in Art, Reflections: Nuu Muse Contemporary, Dallas, Texas 

2020   CCAN Exhibition, Center for Contemporary Arts, Abilene, Texas    

2020   Abstract Only! 10th Anniversary Exhibition at Wailoa Center in Hilo, Hawaii                                                                             

 

2019    Deca Dance: Flatlands Dance Theatres 10 year Anniversary, LHUCA Firehouse Theatre, Live Collaborative Performance, Lubbock, TX

2019   CLIP: An International Exhibition of Works on Paper, 5 & J Gallery, Lubbock, TX

2019    Artspace111: 6thAnnual Regional Juried Exhibition, Artspace Gallery, Dallas, TX

2019    Collectors Choice 2019, Studio Channel Islands Gallery, Camarillo, CA

2018    Texas & Neighbors, Irving Art Center, Dallas TX

2018    “The Happening”SPC Theatre/Live Painting Collaborative Performance, SPC Theatre

2018    resonate & render, LHUCA Gallery Firehouse Theatre, Lubbock, TX

2017    document, Lubbock Christian University, Lubbock, TX 

2016    passage, Texas Tech School of Art Satellite Gallery, Lubbock, TX 

2016    lines & light“an evening of performance & visual arts”,LHUCA Gallery Firehouse Theatre, Lubbock, TX

2015    your move: dance photography, Art House Productions Gallery, New Jersey, NJ

2015    abstracts, ArtSpace Gallery, Round Rock, TX

2015    ink this: curation of prints, Texas Tech University South Gallery, Lubbock, TX

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