WONDERLAND 2002-2014:Coffee and Conversation with the artist and curator

By CAM Raleigh | November 30, 2014

Party Boat, 2011, Scratched chromogenic print, photospotting and acrylic inks, gouache and marker, 27.75 x 42 inches, Courtesy of Allen Thomas, Jr.

Join us for Coffee and Conversation
with the artist and curator

Free and open to the public
Saturday, October 4, 2014, 11am


Come and chat in an informal setting with Artist Sarah Anne Johnson and Curator Steven Matijcio.

The work of Sarah Anne Johnson (b.1976 Winnipeg, Canada) playfully, but pointedly bridges dualities between the real and imagined; factual and fictive; lived and desired. She works from an unapologetically personal perspective that reflects her growing concerns for the world, combined with the pursuit of a utopian place that re-mains tantalizingly out of reach. At every step Johnson attempts to nudge reality closer to her ideals, supplementing quixotic photographs with humble dioramas, sculpey figurines, painterly interludes, handcrafted doll-houses and all manner of modifications performed upon the photo itself. This survey exhibition brings together her five major bodies of work to date, along with two large-scale installations set in furtive, shimmering forest. As a whole, Wonderland presents the first opportunity to trace the continuity and inspiring evolution of this young artist's practice. Curated by: Steven Matijcio, Curator, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Creative Mornings: Luke Buchanan

By CAM Raleigh | November 18, 2014

 

Luke Buchanan is an artist and designer living and working in Raleigh, North Carolina. Since graduating from the NCSU School of Architecture in 2002 Buchanan has been actively pursuing painting. In his work Buchanan combines photographs, found objects, drawing and collected miscellany in collaged paintings focused on abandoned spaces. In 2010 Buchanan was featured in New American Paintings issue #88. Recently he has found himself engaging more with the places he is drawn to through large scale murals and sign restoration.

Check out this article about Luke published by Walter Magazine!

Doors open at 8:30am with a brief 30 minute presentation beginning at 9:00am. Free coffee and breakfast snacks providing by our fantastic sponsors! Come hungry and ready to hear a great talk!

Street Parking is available on the surrounding streets next to the CAM Raleigh, see you there!

Event sponsored by Counter Culture Coffee and Yellow Dog Bread Company.
 

Limited Visibility:
Contemporary Art from Latin America

By AZalonis | September 30, 2014

Laura Belém - Temple of One Thousand Bells

Laura Belém, Temple of One Thousand Bells, 2010, Installation
Photo: Alex Walkowicz

CAM Raleigh is pleased to present an exceptional exhibition of contemporary works from Latin America. Curated by Patricia Garcia-Velez Hanna and Natalia Zuluaga of Miami, Florida, Limited Visibility features a selection of works from the collection of Randy Shull and Hedy Fischer of Asheville, North Carolina and Merida, Mexico. In addition to the works in the Shull Fischer collection, the curators selected works by other leading artists from Latin America. Limited Visibility features sculpture, photography, mixed media, painting, video and installation.

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Stacey L. Kirby: PARTicipate

By AZalonis | September 4, 2014

Stacey L. Kirby at CAM Raleigh

CAM Raleigh, Raleigh, NC 2014. Photo courtesy of Cheri Phillips

PARTicipate is an exhibition of Stacey L. Kirby’s experimental "performative interactions." PARTicipate offers a glimpse into Kirby’s ongoing face-to-face dialogue with more than 2,000 people about belonging, identity and the validity of our voices. Visitors to the Bureau of Personal Belonging engage with the officer on duty (performed by Kirby herself) in such works as The Declaration Project and VALIDnation. Participants are encouraged to find their own voice through writing their responses to prompts on paper “forms” that they then submit for departmental approval, contributing to a growing archive of personal histories. PARTicipate is part of CAM Raleigh's Emerging Artists Series and is supported by SiteLink Software, DECO Raleigh and the City of Raleigh based on recommendations of the Raleigh Arts Commission.

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WONDERLAND: Sarah Anne Johnson 2002-2014

By CAM Raleigh | August 28, 2014

Triangle, 2011, Chromogenic print, embossed and screen printed, Edition of 4

The work of Sarah Anne Johnson (b.1976 Winnipeg, Canada) playfully, but pointedly bridges dualities between the real and imagined; factual and fictive; lived and desired. She works from an unapologetically personal perspective that reflects her growing concerns for the world, combined with the pursuit of a utopian place that re-mains tantalizingly out of reach. At every step Johnson attempts to nudge reality closer to her ideals, supplementing quixotic photographs with humble dioramas, sculpey figurines, painterly interludes, handcrafted doll-houses and all manner of modifications performed upon the photo itself. This survey exhibition brings together her five major bodies of work to date, along with two large-scale installations set in furtive, shimmering forest. As a whole, Wonderland presents the first opportunity to trace the continuity and inspiring evolution of this young artist's practice. Curated by: Steven Matijcio, Curator, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Asleep in the Forest, 2013, Lenticular print

Kissing Gold, 2013, Chromogenic print with gold leaf

Nadine, 2003, Chromogenic print

Volunteer, 2006, Gelatin silver print

Exhibition dates: February 5 - May 3, 2015