Center for the Arts: May exhibition is ‘Rock, Paper, Scissors’
Marco Island Center for the Arts invites the public to Rock Paper Scissors, an exhibition of work by three artists that will be on view at the Lauritzen and Rush galleries from May 4 through May 29.
The exhibition will include work by Lucrezia Bieler, Angelika Kade and Joanna Sunshine. The show’s title refers to the ancient hand game of Chinese origin and is a popular recreation enjoyed by children and adults the world over.
The show is divided into three sections. Rock or stone has been used since early times for sculpture. Paper is known for its flexible nature for 2D and 3D art. Scissors are used for the cutting and folding of various materials.
The rock section is represented by German born sculptor, Angelika Kade. She started her artistic career in fashion design and then investigated different mediums. Kade has sculpted in various materials but mainly in alabaster (gypsum) and marble. Her work is based on figurative elements and mythological themes. She has exhibited in Europe and the United States.
Fiber artist Joanna Sunshine uses handmade papers, objects from nature, and found material to weave together storytelling and abstract art into a surprising collage for the paper section. She likes to transform unlikely materials into art. Ms. Sunshine has been in juried exhibitions including The Virginia Museum of Fine Art, the Savannah College of Art and Design, and the Chrysler Museum.
Scherenschnitte means scissor cuts in German. It is the art of paper cutting design. The scissors section highlights the work of Tallahassee-based International artist, Lucrezia Bieler. She started her career in the arts as the Chief Illustrator for the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Ms. Bieler’s time and labor intensive intricate designs are cut out of a single sheet of paper. Her work has been displayed in the Smithsonian Craft Show, the Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show and in Europe.
In the La Petite Galerie
Billie Granneman showcases her art of book making design. Each displayed book has a purpose and specific design with complimentary stitches. The covers are made of paper, leather or fabric.
All the artwork is for sale in the Lauritzen and Rush galleries, unless otherwise noted.
The exhibition reception called “Second Tuesday” is from 5:30 until 7 p.m., May 8. No reservations are required. There is a suggested $10 donation for non-members.
Marco Island Center for the Arts is located at 1010 Winterberry Drive, Marco Island.