About the Exhibition
CCBC Essex Gallery
Bohlander - Chipps - Hileman - Hutton - Kyner - Tolbert
This exhibition is an example of something that is important to remember in this strange time period we are living through: connectivity.
A majority of the artists in “Intersections” have worked together/shown together, or have had some prior artistic relationship, whether it was through peer-to-peer critique, or mentor to mentee interaction.
As a faculty member here at CCBC (and having taught at other institutions) Trisha Kyner is the hub of the wheel for “Intersections.” Kyner’s interactions with Skip Chipps, Jani Hileman, Sara Hutton, and Lauren Tolbert provided the framework for the exhibition, which explores the conceptual and technical connections of their work.
A new “intersection” occurred completely by accident (something one of my own mentors would have called a “happy accident”) when the work for “Intersections” began arriving in the gallery. I couldn’t help but notice how the texture and palette of Jeff Bohlander’s work fit so well with the pieces in “Intersections.” Bohlander’s mixed media pieces were waiting to be picked up from an exhibition that had been switched from physical to virtual in the wake of the pandemic.
The meeting of these works- those slated for “Intersections” and Bohlander’s from the now postponed “A Thousand Words, Vol. 3” coming together in such a way… It's the type of kismet that I did not expect to experience at this moment in time.
But it was one that fit the theme of the exhibition perfectly.
- curator Nicole Buckingham Kern
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