June 2019 - Juried show "Decadence + Desire"
We live in a world where excess and want are polarized into extremes. When we have what we need, we can always acquire more, and when we lack the necessities, wanting is all we have. What shape does desire take? How do you trace the boundaries of decadence? Where are their intersections? How much is Too much? What is enough? How do we measure our consumption, our needs and wants, our materialism in terms of decadence + desire? In June, Gallery 114 presents a juried exhibit of artworks that explore these themes on a personal, political, cultural or social level. DECADENCE + DESIRE includes 21 artists from throughout the United States – Oregon, Washington, Pennsylvania, New York, Colorado, New Mexico, California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Illinois, Texas, Virginia, North Carolina, and Wisconsin. Sculpture, painting, printing, photography, paper quilting and mixed media are included in the exhibit.