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Erin McSavaney: Some Intersections

November 8 - December 31, 2014


Opening Reception: Saturday, November 8, 2014, 2 – 5pm

Some Intersections features a series of paintings and audio works that show familiar but rarely remarked upon landscapes, carved out by privately-owned cars across cities. These are landscapes where the cold concrete geometry of highway corridors and thoroughfares intersect with the unrestrained, organic forms of nature.

In McSavaney’s paintings, the division between the varying shades of grey hard-edge walls and asphalt roads is frequently ruptured by the encroachment of overhanging green trees and the eccentric dark shadows that they cast.

In each of his audio compositions, McSavaney has created pieces that at once, with eyes closed, create aural landscapes on their own while also, with eyes open, provide a soundtrack to the collection of paintings.

Erin McSavaney, Oriole Park, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 48″ x 30″.

In the Art Gallery at Evergreen

Other Exhibitions in the 2014/2015 season:

Requiem for a Glacier
Paul Walde | September 6 – October 25, 2014

Emerging Talent 18
Tri-Cities High School Students | January 19 – February 14, 2015

Doing & Teaching
SD43 Teachers and Staff | February 21 – March 14, 2015

Object Things
Ben Reeves | March 21 – May 9, 2015

Here and Through and Back and Through
Christie Lim and Shamina Senaratne | May 23 – July 11, 2015

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