Bearing Witness – the artists’ tenacious view | Exhibition Launch
Monday, February 15 • 5pm | Ongoing through April 15
presented by Hamilton Gallery
The exhibitions, Bearing Witness – the artists’ tenacious view, explore how the events of 2020 have impacted the creative process and psyche of working artists. 59 artists from the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area are included in the exhibition. The group exhibition showcases a wide range of artist’s viewpoints working in various media including: drawing, printmaking, painting, photography, sculpture, and mixed media. Artist were asked to write a statement reflecting on the theme of the exhibition and the events of 2020 as related to their work presented and their art process.
The exhibitions are co-sponsored by HAC|HG and a grant from Baltimore Promotion of the Arts. Artists accepted into the virtual exhibition are invited to participate in the subsequent in-person exhibition proposed to be held in summer of 2021 depending on current public health conditions.
The exhibitions are curated by Jessica Devilbiss a HAC|HG exhibiting artist member who currently works as an Emerging Professionals Program Guide at the Glenstone Museum in Potomac, MD. Bridget Z. Sullivan, the Curatorial Director of HAC|HG, is coordinating and facilitating the events.
Artists featured in the exhibition:
Kathleen Adrian, Kiane Artis, Jude Asher, Beverly Baptiste, Ruby Bassford, Loring Boglioli, Dominique Butler, Schroeder Cherry, Melissa Cormier, Diane Dennis, Julie Dietrich, Jim Doran, Heather Dorst, Grace Doyle, Donald Edwards, Abby Fitzgibbon, Amanda Hays, Elli Maria Hernandez, Jodi Hoover, Jessie Houff, Samantha Iaconi, Noelle Imparato, Chloe Irla, Yasmine C. Iskander, Flora Iste, Janet Jeffers, Annette Jones-Wilson, Amy Klainer , Nic Koski, Walter Levy, Katana Lippart, George Lorio, Jon Malis, Dereck Mangus, Alberta Marchesani, James McDonald, Greg McLemore, Chloe Ndour, Nef Partlow-Myrick, Katey Phelps, Linda Popp, Lynn Poshepny, Tim Prendergast, Theresa Reuter, LJ Richey, Lucas Rougeux, Lauren Silex, Val Smith, Therese Spadaro, Peter Stern, Bridget Z. Sullivan, Carol Tankard, Maxine Taylor, David, Thompson, Chloe Wack, Samantha, Welsch, Delvonta Wilson, Monica Youn, and Richard Gordon Zyne
An in-person group exhibition is planned for later this year, when it is healthful to do so, and will be held at Hamilton Gallery located at 5502 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD. The virtual, online exhibition, and the in-person exhibition Bearing Witness – the artists’ tenacious view, are co-sponsored by HAC|HG and a grant from Baltimore Promotion of the Arts.