Friday Oct 5, 2018
Albuquerque, NM 87107
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New works of mixed media oil paintings evolving from a particular desire for refuge with a focus on what makes us vulnerable and a deep interest in visual storytelling/narrative. Runs through 12/19.
Oasis Albuquerque is pleased to announce 'Ordinary Magic: Paintings by Rachel Popowcer,' a new art exhibit at the Oasis Art Gallery.
Opening reception: Thursday September 13, 5-6:30pm
Exhibit dates: September 13 - December 19, 2018
Exhibit may be viewed during Oasis office hours; please call ahead as classes may be in session.
Info: 505-884-4529 or www.oasisabq.org
Rachel Popowcer’s mixed media oil paintings evolve from a particular desire for refuge, a focus on what makes us vulnerable, and a deep interest in visual storytelling/narrative. Her recent paintings and photographic works utilize color, composition, and symbolic imagery to deal with the chaos and boundaries inherent in everyday life. Utilizing imagery that may include portals, nature, written text, and repetitive patterns, she seeks to create a space where these symbolic pictures can interact and elevate her pieces from the personal to the universal.
Rachel Popowcer received her BFA from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh and her MFA from the University of New Mexico. She has exhibited her work extensively, and has participated in artist residencies such as the Vermont Studio Center. She is also an adjunct art professor at CNM and has taught art workshops at Oasis and many other institutions.
Oasis Albuquerque is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote healthy aging in three ways: lifelong learning, healthy living, and social engagement. In addition to offering more than 400 lectures, concerts, day trips, and walks each year, volunteer opportunities abound through the Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring program.