The Irvine Fine Arts Center is pleased to announce its fall exhibitions: Revision and Into the Garden. The exhibitions run concurrently Saturday, November 18 through Saturday, February 3. A free opening reception with the artists is Saturday, November 18, 2–4 p.m., and is open to the public.
Works featured in Revision exist as paintings, photographs, sculptures, site-specific installations, and hybrid forms that propose new uses for domestic objects, symbols of nostalgia, historical artifacts, and tools of perception. Presented in the center’s Main Gallery and Gallery 2, works on view propose a reconsideration of “ordinariness” by reassembling found discarded personal items, playfully juxtaposing industrial and commonplace materials, and experimenting with visual language and meaning-making.
Showing in the center’s Gallery 1, Into the Garden couples works on fabric by Dani Dodge and sculptural works by Carolyn Mason in an environment that invites viewers to indulge in the act of looking and imagining. The exhibition features Carolyn Mason's vivid sculptures comprised of expanding foam, wood, various metals, and felt. Similarly evocative of a sense of wonder and discovery, Dani Dodge’s ceiling-hung fabric and ink installation reflects affirmative moments the artist has spent in the Southern California desert.
For more information, visit irvinefinearts.org/exhibitions.