Reclaiming the Green World
The Cannon Beach Gallery will be hosting a dynamic installation curated by Astoria resident, Jessica Schleif, entitled Reclaiming the Green World from April 4-28, 2014 with an Artist’s Reception from 5-7pm on Saturday, April 5. The third annual green inspired show at the Cannon Beach Gallery happens in April in honor of Earth Day.
Recology of Western Oregon is the Exhibit Underwriter for the exhibition
A well-known garden maker and artist, Schleif is known for her innovative installations that include natural and re-purposed materials, which the she uses to make interactive environments. The show, Reclaiming the Green World, was conceptualized as a group show with artists exploring the concept of creative culture verses consumer culture.
The exhibition well established artists like Agnes Fields who will be showing two-dimensional, mixed media work inspired by her recent artist in residency in Finland and Anne Greenewood, whose “What’s in the Bag,” interactive, community based project explores the concept of identity and reclaiming our relationship with the natural world. In addition, there will be terrariums and installation work by Jessica Schleif, Kimberly Waites, Andee Gowing, Maurico Rioseco, Thor Andersson and Karl Travenshek.
Image: Agnes Field, Room to Spare, Mixed Media, 2013