Date

Aug 21 2020 - Sep 30 2020
Ongoing...

Time

All Day

Cost

$0.00

Isolation

August-September 2020

This exhibition is about the complexities of limited human interaction. How much emotional connectivity do you need? How valuable is a hug or a touch of the skin? Does physical isolation become psychological isolation? How do you adapt to forced isolation?

Instructions for viewing
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Artists

Moh’d Bilbeisi, Kim Brewer, Margaret Correll, Ruth Lawlor, Erika Nelson

Moh’d Bilbeisi

Image – Corona 3
Moh’d Bilbeisi is a licensed architect, artist, author, and Eminent Professor of Architecture at OSU School of Architecture. He teaches design studio as an experiential and poetic art form that is compliant with environmental and technical considerations. In addition to the design studio he lectures in the topics of graphics and theory of representation and History/Theory of Islamic Architecture. Professor Bilbeisi is a seasoned traveler and has taught, lectured, and conducted graphic workshops both nationally and internationally. He has also taught at the Middle East Technical University in Turkey and the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates.
Kim Brewer

Image – Alleged Shapes No.2
Kim Brewer was born in Fort Worth, Texas in 1981. Her work investigates social justice issues through a variety of mediums from pure painting to contemporary craft. Kim received her Master of Fine Arts in Drawing and Painting from Texas Woman’s University in 2015. Her work has been shown at various galleries in the South and has been reviewed in multiple publications including Urban Art and Antiques and Arkansas Made. Her work was recently selected for inclusion in the biennial state tour, Arkansas Women to Watch 2021: Paper Routes. She lives and works in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Margaret Correll

Image – Forge a Picture
Margaret Correll was born in Pasadena, California and lived in several other places while growing up. In 1996 Margaret and her family moved to Bella Vista, Arkansas where she currently resides. Margaret has worked in many media but is presently working in mixed media. Currently Margaret is continuing to follow the evolution of her mixed media projects. Margaret received her BFA from Minneapolis College of Art and Design, her MFA from Otis Art Institute and did a one semester Studio Art Internship affiliated with the Whitney Museum in NYC
Ruth Lawlor

Image – Silence Within
A graduate of Wichita State University, Ruth holds a Master of Arts in Education (M.A.Ed) and has taught art in public schools and universities and continues to work as an advocate of art education. Now a full-time artist, Ruth exhibits her work in Northwest Arkansas and galleries in Kansas and Louisiana. She lives and maintains a studio on Beaver Lake near Garfield, Arkansas.
Erika Nelson

Image – After the Rain
Erika Nelson lives in Bentonville, Arkansas and earned her BFA in Drawing and Painting from California State University – Fullerton. She is a freelance fine art artist as well as graphic artists and film editor. Nelson’s artwork has been featured on the cover of American Bar Association Quarterly and in 2018 she exhibited works in the World Art Exhibit hosted by the International Watercolor Society (Budapest, Hungary) and the Small World Show Aid for Cancer Research (Hope Forest, South Australia). She is a member of Plein Air Painters of the Ozark and Artists of Northwest Arkansas, where she received a 2019 signature award for her fifth juried artwork titled To Your Good Health.