Barton Art Gallery Interns with artist Harriet Hoover: Reina Abruzzo, left, Amy Wahl, artist Harriet Hoover, Claudia Escolano and Elizabeth Edenfield | Contributed Photo
September 9, 2018 – The Barton Art Galleries kicked off the 2018-19 year with North Carolina artist Harriet Hoover’s exhibition “Little Light – An Antiquarian’s Unease”, which opened Aug. 23 and will be on display until Sept. 28. As a multidisciplinary artist Hoover uses soap, gum wrappers, toothpicks and other everyday objects as materials in her creative work. The exhibition features work done in the past four years; including mixed-media sculptures, collages and photographs. An important part of Hoover’s practice is concerned with connecting the past and present with found collected objects.
Harriet Hoover will return to Barton College Friday, Sept. 21, at 3 p.m. to perform using some of the works featured in the show. Her performance will include gestures and movements that mimic her history and way of life. The event will be free to the public and the community is invited to attend.
By Amy Wahl
Barton Art Galleries Intern