|Christel Dillbohner - e-announcement at the Schneider Museum of Art|
would like to invite you to visit her works at the
International Women's Exhibition: Intimate Revelations
a group show at the
Schneider Museum of Art
in Ashland, Oregon
The exhibition continues through
April 15, 2006
Christel Dillbohner is born and educated in Germany. Widely travelled throughout Europe, the United States and many countries in Asia, she lives in Berkeley, California where she maintains her studio and resides for relatively short periods of time between her travels. She is a passionate reader and researches cultural patterns and ideas whenever and wherever she lands. Her work, usually rendered in earth-coloured tonalities, often includes found objects gathered on her journeys, and resonates with experiences, yet is in no way nostalgic. It carries and communicates, whether on an intimate or monumental scale, a sombre thoughtfulness deeply connected to life and death on this planet. Assemblage boxes allude to intimate secrets, hiding clues, while the larger more expansive flat or hanging works create a field incorporating found or handmade objects which act as markers of memory.
"For me, art has always been visual research and dissemination investigating events and concepts through uncommon viewpoints and tools, then transforming ideas into 'visual catalysts.' This offers me a perpetual challenge, the basis for my creative process and the means for a non-verbal communication with others."
The Schneider Museum of Art in conjunction with the SOU Women's Studies department present an international exhibition of works by women artists entitled "Intimate Revelations." Geography and culture are universally recognized as significant influences on artists and their art, yet questions about the pertinence of gender are still being debated. Those artists whose work will be presented in this exhibition grew up on many continents and in different countries including Brazil, Cuba, Finland, Germany, Hungary, India, Japan, Korea and Mexico. Some still live in their native countries, others have travelled and settled in the United States but all of them bear the influences of the cultures they were raised in. Many of the pieces coming from abroad are works on paper (a determination based on the need to minimize costs) but media used include painting, photography, collage, assemblage and installation. While each artist's statement is unique and individual, they all are conversant with and use the vocabulary of contemporary art.
Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am-4 pm
First Fridays, 10 am-7 pm
Christel Dillbohner invitationīs card as pdf-File 70 KB
For more information please contact sm.ART at mail@smARTcurating.com
or visit the museum's site at www.sou.edu
or visit Christel's website @ www.dillbohner.de
Best regards from sm.ART and enjoy Christel's works,
sm.ART curating & consulting
phone ++41 (0)44 752 51 43
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