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Member Morning: Breaching the Margins

Member Morning: Breaching the Margins?
Thu, May 9, 2019
9:00 – 11:00 AM

Guest pouring coffee

Wake up with UICA. 
Free for UICA Members.

Enjoy an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the galleries led by Juana Williams, UICA’s Exhibitions Curator. Learn more about Breaching the Margins and enjoy fresh coffee from Rowster. 

Schedule:
9:00 am - 9:30 am: Meet in the UICA 5th Floor Loft presented by Herman Miller for coffee
9:30 am: Gallery tour begins with Juana Williams, UICA’s Exhibitions Curator.

Registration and active UICA membership are required. Not a Member? Join now and take advantage of this members-only opportunity.


Juana Williams Portrait

Meet your tour guide.
UICA's Exhibitions Curator

Trekking across the state from the Motor City, Juana Williams comes to UICA from Detroit, MI, where she earned her BA in Art and MA in Art History, both from Wayne State University. As the Exhibitions Curator, Juana spends her days at UICA narrating stories and building connections through curation. She also enjoys reading and traveling, often simultaneously.


Breaching the Margins
May 10 – Aug 18, 2019

Breaching the Margins

Breaching the Margins is a juried exhibition of works by artists who examine ways in which marginalized groups navigate and work against social exclusion.

Societies often attempt to deny marginalized groups of people avenues for social inclusion and space to articulate self-defined identities. However, art can be an active force that supersedes societal relegations, and a catalyst to give power to groups who were formerly powerless. The selected artists approach these ideas from various points of view, and offer dialogues regarding their rejection of marginalization.

Jova Lynne
Monique Martin
Charles Mason III
Tiff Massey
Samantha Modder
Prinston Nnanna
Jamaal Peterman
Lora Robertson
Tylonn J. Sawyer
Paul Shortt
Nastassja Swift
Raelis Vasquez
Juliann Wang
Anthony Warnick
Chris Watts
David White

Participating Artists:

Oluwatobi Adewumi
Robin Adsit
Jenny E. Balisle
Lea Bult
Scott Campbell
Larine Chung
Christopher Clark
Bux Dhyne
Rene Galvan
Jerrell Gibbs
Tiffani Glenn
Anne Gochenour
Elizabeth Ivy Hawkins
Nicolina Holt
Imo Imeh
Grace Kisa
Ryan Lewis


Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should contact Megan Bylsma, Associate Director, at 616.454.7000 x11 or megan@uica.org at least 72 hours in advance.

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Off The Wall