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January 19, 2018 - March 18, 2018

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Enmeshed is a group of solo exhibitions which features work by artists who bridge the personal, the political, and the spiritual. Participating artists explore how these relationships refer to both identity and action. Participating Artists include:

Tyanna Bule painting

Tyanna J. Buie is Assistant Professor/Section Chair of Printmaking at the College for Creative Studies. Buie received her BA from Western Illinois University, and her MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She was the first black woman to win the Mary L. Nohl Fellowship. She also is the recipient of the Joan Mitchell Painters & Sculptors Grant.

Curt Ikens artwork

Curt Ikens, who received his BFA from Eastern Michigan University and MFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, will create new work for this solo show. Ikens recent work grapples with diverse issues including environmental sustainability, the awkward merging of Eastern and Western cultures, historicism and child labor.

Jillian Dickson Ludwig drawing

Jillian Dickson Ludwig received an MFA from Clemson University and a BFA from Bradley University. She has shown extensively in solo and group exhibitions, including at ARTVENICE BIENNALE 3, International Juried Digital Exhibition in 2015.

Andromeda Schmidt installation artwork

Andromeda Schmidt is a trans occult graphic designer, sculptor, and college instructor. She received her MFA in Sculpture from Cranbrook Academy of Art, and BFA in Sculpture + Extended Media from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has shown in Detroit, MI, Philadelphia, PA, Richmond, VA, and New York City.

Dana Freeman artwork

Dana Freeman is a Professor of Art Aquinas College. She received a B.F.A. from Pomona College, focusing on abstract painting and assemblage sculpture. Her M.F.A. is from the University of California, Santa Barbara in photography, video and performance/installation. Dana's work is concept driven, often using the figure in limbo, a response to her experiences and dreams.

Don't Miss the Opening Night Event.

Opening Reception: Enmeshed
Friday, January 19, 2018
Member Preview: 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm, Public Welcome: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UICA Members: Freel Public: $5

Join us for the Enmeshed opening reception to get a first look at the works on view. Meet and mingle with the artists on-site, explore the galleries, and enjoy light refreshments and a cash bar.

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