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Kozlowski-Slone exhibits art in Michigan and California
October 29, 2013
Assistant Professor of Art and Design Hanna Kozlowski-Slone has been chosen to participate in two art exhibits across the United States. Her papercuts, Carnation Carcass and The Long-Awaited, were accepted into two separate shows by juried selection.
Carnation Carcass was on display at the Smith Theatre Gallery at Oakland Community College in Farmington Hills, Mich. This World War II-inspired papercut was part of the exhibit “From Our Perspectives: A National Women’s Art Exhibition,” on display from Sept. 26-Oct. 25. This national women’s juried art show is annually sponsored by the Womencenter at Oakland Community College and states that its purpose is to “share [the] unique viewpoint on the material, personal, global, political and cultural landscapes that surround us” as women.
“I am continually fascinated by the unique ways in which female artists visually communicate, whether the content revolves around contemporary issues, personal experiences, or the roles of women throughout history. It has been a rewarding experience for me to exhibit alongside the other women artists selected for this show,” said Kozlowski-Slone.
Kozlowski-Slone’s other artwork, The Long-Awaited, will be part of “Structure,” a national juried exhibition at Arc Gallery in San Francisco, Calif. This competitive, theme-based show was juried by James Bacchi, the owner of ArtHaus Gallery in San Francisco.
“Selecting works for the gallery exhibition was challenging, and involved several processes. At first, I was caught up in the pure aesthetics of each work. From there I began to approach each selection with an eye for concept, design, arrangement and the relationship b