Border Land: Casey McGuire and Lindsay Palmer



Border Land
Casey McGuire and Lindsay Palmer
March 7 – April 4, 2014
Reception: March 7, 5 – 7 pm
Artist Talk: March 6, 11:30 – 12:30, H Gallery
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The idea of home is shifting from the previous idea of the American dream, to a new, unordered attempt at finding comfort within a new set of boundaries. These boundaries exist both in our mind and in our built environment with each affecting and forming one another. Lindsay Palmer and Casey McGuire are both constructing works that approach the surface of what is, and could be, this new sense of the hybrid narrative.  Found materials address the ideas of memory, survival, and change. Temporal materials that embody the adaptation and change of home, gender, and landform boundaries are the basis for how both artists see similarities in their translation of our ever-changing world. – Casey McGuire and Lindsay Palmer

 
Casey McGuire is currently an Assistant Professor of Sculpture at the University of West Georgia.  She received her MFA from the University of Colorado, Boulder, CO. Recent exhibits include Unpredictable Things at the Lycoming College Art Gallery in Williamsport, PA.  Her work has been featured in scholarly journals and books including Sculpture Magazine.

 
Lindsay Palmer received her MFA from the University of Colorado, Boulder, CO. and currently lives and works in Austin, TX. Her recent exhibitions include Everything Begins With  A Story at the Julia C. Butridge Gallery, The Dougherty Arts Center, Austin, TX.  Public Commissions of her work include sculpture for Keep Austin Beautiful, and The Colorado River Foundation, Austin, TX.

 
Directions to Eastfield College:

From I-30 take Exit 54 toward Big Town Blvd. Take Big Town Blvd North which turns into La Prada. From La Prada take a right on Carol Brown Dr. Go right on Eastfield Parkway and park in the W3 parking lot (on your left). The H Gallery is located off the lower courtyard between the Fine Arts building (Bldg. “F”) and the Campus Center (Bldg. “C”) in H100.

 

Gallery hours are 9:00AM to 4:00PM Monday through Friday.

Eastfield Gallery contact Iris Bechtol at 972-860-7329 or irisbechtol@dcccd.edu for additional information.

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