Wednesday, June 22, 2011

See Art More Often: Unconscious Convergence at North Adams Coop Gallery

“Unconscious Convergence: The Work of Debi Pendell”
June 23 – July 25

NAACO Gallery presents a series of new, layered, acrylic collages evolving from a spontaneous and unconscious convergence of several earlier experimental directions the artist had taken. This series is based on the artist’s intrigue with how we humans “read” various symbol systems, and how we use our imaginations to add and/or subtract in order to make sense of what we see.

An artist’s reception will take place on Thursday, June 23rd, 6-9 pm, held in conjunction with the DownStreet Art grand opening celebration.

NAACO Gallery (North Adams Artists’ Co-Op Gallery), 33 Main Street (corner of Main and Marshall Streets) in downtown North Adams. Hours: Mon, Wed-Fri, 11-6; Sat 10-6; Sun 10-4

More about artist Debi Pendell:

Born in Connecticut, Debi Pendell currently lives and works in the Eclipse Mill in North Adams, MA (www.eclipsemill.com). Her work is represented by Kolok Gallery in North Adams MA. She holds a B.A from Central Connecticut State University and an M.A.L.S from Wesleyan University in Connecticut. Pendell is a 1999 recipient of an Individual Artist Fellowship Grant from the Greater Hartford Arts Council. She participated in CowParade 2000 in New York City, an event in which more than 500 life-sized fiberglass cows, painted by various artists, were displayed throughout the 5 boroughs; Pendell’s was on Broadway. In 2007 Pendell was granted a 5-week artist residency in Bulgaria by the Griffis Foundation of New London, CT and the Orpheus Foundation of Sofia, Bulgaria. To learn more about Debi Pendell check out her website!

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