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Very happy to have my piece selected for the Connecticut Women Artists 86th Annual National Open Juried Exhibition at the Slater Memorial Museum in Norwich, CT

Denise Jones Adler

The Little Death III 2015 – Denise Jones Adler

On view August 20 through September 23, 2016. Opening reception Saturday, August 20, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, free and open to the public.

Slater Memorial Museum
108 Crescent Street
Norwich, CT 06360

 

The Connecticut Women Artists organization was founded 87 years ago in 1929 when thirteen women artists exhibited at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford. Since exhibition opportunities were rare for women at that time these women started a society of female artists. One of this country’s oldest continuing art organizations for women, CWA now has over 200 elected members.

CWA will present its 86th Annual Open Juried Exhibition in Converse Art Gallery, August 20 through September 23, 2016. To feature the work of talented women artists in Connecticut and across the country, the exhibition was juried by Min Jung Kim, Director of the New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT.

I am Now a Member of the Pleiades Gallery!

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I will be in a Group show Summer in The City at the gallery in June and I have a solo show April 2017. Look for updates and projects in this space!

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Beyond Decoration – Opening Reception, 11/19, 6:00 – 7:30

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The language of adornment is not only about embellishment, it can also be used to expose, to conceal or to protect. Decoration can be an expression of comfort in the world – exteriority, or it can be an armor used in a need for external protection – interiority. It can also be a symbol of metamorphosis. Humans are not absolute, but transformative and emergent. Through symbols and metaphor, we have the unique capacity to imagine and create new things.

This show will examine the work of artists utilizing these three approaches to ornamentation, using it to refine our understanding of contemporary culture, as a reflection of our collective experiences and to try to anticipate what is in store for us. The multifaceted connections between the internal; external and virtual are distilled into hybrid creations that illustrate a deeper sense of social reality in a changing world.

The artists who will be included in this show are:
Reign Apiim – http://www.palaisapiim.com/
Cibele Viera – http://www.cibelevieira.com/
Gabriel J. Shuldiner – http://gabrieljshuldiner.com/
Carla Gannis – http://carlagannis.com/
Kumasi J. Barnett – http://www.kumasijbarnett.com/
Denise Adler – http://www.deniseadler.com/
Mary Jones – http://maryjonesstudio.com/

BEYOND DECORATION / Identity, Expression and Adornment in Art

The Gods must be crazy

The language of adornment is not only about embellishment, it can also be used to expose, to conceal or to protect. Decoration can be an expression of comfort in the world, or it can be an armor used in a need for external protection. It can also be a symbol of metamorphosis. This show will examine the work of artists utilizing these three approaches to ornamentation, using

it to refine our understanding of contemporary culture. The multifaceted connections between the internal, external and virtual are distilled into hybrid creations that illustrate a deeper sense of social reality in a changing world.