Three Squares A Day

It is nearly Show time!

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You are invited!
My MFA thesis show is April 1 – April 5.

The opening reception will be on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 from 6PM – 9PM.
Claremont Graduate University, Peggy Phelps Gallery.
251 E. Tenth Street, Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 621-8071
The Gallery is open on Monday – Friday from 9AM – 5PM.

My artwork is exceedingly idealistic, plural, and impractical. I reassemble patterns found on quotidian objects, spaces, and places. I place those patterns on objects that resemble what might be used, but cannot fathom that existence. Tolerating the flux and uncertainty of current contemporary life, the work makes meaning out of meaninglessness. Paper scraps, wood, damar resin – which weeps from trees, and the wax bees leave behind are the foundational ingredients of my work for this show. In my studio I find a use for once useful detritus. My own work gets chopped, cut and scraped into smaller bits only to get re-purposed into new works, repeatedly. Combining old and new, used and unused, these leftovers are built into an underlying system or grid. A grid that is at once broken and hopeful.

Event on Facebook for more images and a map.

Event on ArtSlant LA. After the show this is a great place to write reviews!

Visit Clarmont Graduate University Art Department website.

For daily posts of new work and works in progress view Suzanne Gibbs Studio Facebook Page.

Suzanne Gibbs, 2013. Circus Around, Encaustic, oil stick, rice paper, specialty paper, alcohol ink, on panel, 8 x 8

Suzanne Gibbs, 2013. Circus Around, Encaustic, oil stick, rice paper, specialty paper, alcohol ink, on panel, 8 x 8

Suzanne Gibbs, 2013, Abstract in String, Encaustic and string fragments on panel, 6 x 6.

Suzanne Gibbs, 2013. Abstract in String, Encaustic and string fragments on panel, 6 x 6.

Suzanne Gibbs, Bandage, 2013, Encaustic, 10 x 10.

Suzanne Gibbs, 2013. Bandage, Encaustic, 10 x 10.

 

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