Beauty and discomfort co-exist in ‘Collision’ art exhibit in Hamilton

“Putting those two items jointly in the identical artwork can be visually jarring, or disturbing and lovely at the exact time,” Mayhugh said.

Specializing in Studio Art at the College of North Texas, Foran is a combined media artist whose do the job investigates memory, ethical reasoning and id. Her function is exhibited internationally.

Centered in Conway, SC, Cummings is a figurative artist whose function can be located in general public and personal collections. She has also exhibited her work in solo and team exhibitions during the South and Midwest.

“Both of these artists are creating unquestionably gorgeous, highly colorful, gorgeous paintings, but they truly go deeper than the initially impact,” Mayhugh stated.

Every artist’s operates are exhibited in their have room, separated by a hallway, but there are factors that carry the whole exhibition alongside one another.

“I consider every person is likely to have their personal viewpoint when they watch the artwork. I would hope this exhibit would permit people today to devote some time with artwork that may be a little not comfortable and come away with the comprehension or concept that often when we’re confronted with or confronted with something that is not comfortable, it is continue to worthy of our notice and time, and the conversations that come out of things like this is how we improve and go forward,” Mayhugh reported.

SOS’s “Human Rights: Derechos Humanos” will also go on to be on display screen as a result of Fri., Mar. 11. This portfolio of woodcut prints on “Human Rights” is a venture of SOS Art in collaboration with Taller Burro Press in Oaxaca, Mexico. The exhibition consists of 25 prints by 12 artists from Oaxaca and 12 artists from Cincinnati, every single addressing 1 of 12 human rights, and the 25th print, or protect page, was developed by Cincinnati place artist Ken Swinson.

On top of that, downstairs in the Community Gallery, there are performs from Miami University Regionals’ learners that replicate on the concept of human rights.

“The intermediate and innovative drawing pupils at the Miami College Regionals investigated concerns associated to cultural appropriation, stereotypes, and human legal rights during the Tumble semester of 2021. We designed work relating to the historical past of Native American society in Ohio and the Midwest starting off with the Northwest Ordinance in 1787 and the Greenville Treaty of 1795,” stated Professor Roscoe Wilson from the Section of Humanities and Creative Arts at Miami University Regionals.

He explained the function proven was a direct reaction to a mural that is at present hanging in Rentschler Hall at the Hamilton Campus. The students were being tasked with evaluating the mural, updating the imagery to superior reflect a much more modern context. The recent operates in the Community Gallery will be on check out through Fri., Feb. 11.

How to go

What: “Collision” exhibition

When: Now on screen as a result of Fri., Mar. 11, 2022. Gallery hrs are noon to 7 p.m. Mon. via Thurs. and noon to 5 p.m. on Fridays The galleries are also available for the duration of general public setting up several hours and prior to performances and community events.

The place: The Fitton Heart for Resourceful Arts, 101 S. Monument Ave., Hamilton

Cost: Free of charge

Much more information: Be aware: Some of the paintings in “Collision” involve delicate written content.