robin holder: Who Are We?
Opening Reception: June 19, from 5-8 pm
Artist Talk With Robin Holder and Tina Dunkley: June 18, SEE VIDEO BELOW
Closing Reception and Artist Talk: September 10, 6-8 pm
This exhibition consists of works on paper and handmade artist books portraying the unique and vast complexities of our American identity and sensibility. Robin Holder’s art making process ia a constructive practice of experimentation, exploration, communication and courage that promotes a better understanding of our multicultural society. Presented in collaboration with Trust Building, Inc.
This project will consist of virtual and physical exhibitions along with artist-led Identity Workshops and museum tours for students, an art educator workshop, and pluralistic curriculum resources for local art educators. This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and Callaway Foundation, Inc.
About the artist:
Robin Holder is a biracial, interethnic artist whose work centers on the manifestations of conflicted cultural, class, gender, religious, and racial identity. Her work is exhibited widely and she is a recipient of grants and awards from the New York State Council on the Arts, the Brooklyn Arts Council, Manhattan Graphics Center, and The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation. Her work appears in the collections of, among others, the Library of Congress, the Washington State Arts Commission, and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Presented in collaboration with Trust Building, Inc. Its mission is to bridge the racial divide in Troup County through trust building, research, community collaboration, and action, in order to remove barriers that prevent full access to opportunities for all. The organization’s long-term vision is that Troup County will be a thriving community where trust is built, unity is developed, hope is inspired and equal access to opportunity is assured for all people.