Ria Unson, “Stories We Are Told”
ARTIST'S STATEMENT I take books from Western classic literature and American textbooks and use them as the framework for portraits inspired by family photographs. There is a tension between parts of the portraits that are more fully rendered and others that are obscured or distorted by the printed letterforms. The resulting palimpsests become new narratives...
Opening reception for our new quarterly first-floor gallery exhibit, Stories We are Told. This is a free event and open to the public. Complimentary drinks and bites will be served.