London Amara – Ethos: The Alchemy of Spirit and Light

Charles H. MacNider Art Museum 303 Second Street SE, Mason City, IA

London Amara is pursuing large-format collodion wet plate photography, working on site in a portable darkroom to produce haunting images of the forests of Ohio, Florida, California, and British Columbia, and intimate portraits of her family and friends. Her silver gelatin and pigment prints are characterized by extraordinarily fine detail, rich earth tones, and the […]

Nancy Macko: The Fragile Bee at the Hardin Center for Cultural Arts

Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts 501 Broad Street, Gadsden, AL

Nancy Macko: Flowers, Bees, and a Passion for Justice Nancy Macko is an artist who takes photographs of flowers and makes prints and installations, usually related to nature; almost all of the work intimates her strong interest in the world of ecology, in particular the world of bees; and the strong desire to promote equality […]

Anne Marchand: Recent Abstractions

International Museum of Art and Science 1900 W Nolana Ave, McAllen, TX

The paintings’ abstract appearance reflects a range of perspective: images of deep space, views from airplanes and automobiles, perceptions of natural and man-made textures and patterns, along with their emotional resonances, all distilled together. During the process of painting a new insight is released, which the artist relates to the poet Garcia Lorca’s vision of […]

Nancy Macko: The Fragile Bee

Midland Center for the Arts 1801 W. Saint Andrews, Midland, MI

Nancy Macko’s exhibition includes the installation Honey Teachings: In the Mother Tongue of the Bees, 2014. This wall installation is composed of 104 hexagonal wooden panels displaying bee imagery. Sometimes statements about the bees are included: “Worker bees are born to serve the greater good.” Installed on the wall, the individual panels look very much […]