In Harvard Square this weekend, the reception of Conceal / Reveal exuded a sophistication only imparted to a long relationship with the process of trial and error. Featured works ranged from Bonnie Lerner’s multi-dimensional monoprints of earthly and near-galactic sceneries to Patricia White’s fleshy digital buffets. Creators’ patience with their mediums poured even into their viewership as a seasoned audience carefully strolled University Place’s gallery. Artists themselves paused to explain the methods behind each piece: how organic matter was placed on the canvas to achieve a trace monotype, how paint was applied to cloth, how photograph was converted to painting.
Before the reception, a demo was held for those in the Harvard or Cambridge audience interested in original printmaking. It was the ideal prelude to CAA’s Emerging Artists exhibition, which will be accepting submissions as early as May 1st. Featured artists must have working experience of 10 years or more and must have graduated from an art/ art-related institution in the past 10 years. For more information, visit cambridgeart.org/2018-emerging
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Conceal/Reveal is open until May 3rd.