Reilly Gallery, Smith Center for the Arts

Public Reception: Thursday
6 PM

Anna Kunz: Venus

Anna Kunz, "Warp," 2016, Latex on fabric, Dimensions vary. Image courtesy the artist and McCormick Gallery, Chicago.

Anna Kunz: Venus reflects art’s reliance on chance, associative color and poetic reordering of form, especially as it all springs forth from disparate memories and experiences. This reflexive exhibition includes a large-scale installation comprised of painted gauze scrims and video projection by an artist who is well-known for creating surprising color palettes via distinctly painterly projects in a variety of different media, from traditional paintings on canvas and works on paper to site-specific sculpture and video and light installations.

Anna Kunz is an artist living and working in Chicago. Recent exhibitions include Heroes For Ghosts, Galleri Urbane, Dallas; C2C Project Space, San Francisco; Registers at LVL3 in Chicago; Luminae at White Box NYC; Spectral Landscape at Gallery 400 UIC; and The Smart Museum at the University of Chicago. She has received awards and nominations from organizations such as 3Arts, Artadia; the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation; the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation; the Rema Hort Mann Foundation. She has been a resident at The Edward Albee Foundation, Roger Brown House, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and The Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation, NYC. A permanent installation of her large paintings can be viewed at the Prudential Building of Chicago, and her paintings on paper, “ Color Scores” are currently on view at the University Club of Chicago.

This solo exhibition is curated by PC-G Director and Curator Jamilee Lacy and generously supported by the Department of Art & Art History at Providence College.

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