The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County will unveil an exhibition of artwork focused on the lived experiences of women in “She. Her. Hers.,” on view at the Council’s main gallery in downtown Lake Worth Beach January 26 through April 6.
The free public exhibition features works from 10 Palm Beach County-based professional women artists, including: Olivia Rachel Austin, Amy S. Broderick, Heather Couch, Nazaré Feliciano, Laura Tanner, Sarah E. Huang, Autumn Kioti Horne, Lisa MacNamara, Quimetta Perle, and Lisa Zukowski.
The exhibition is curated by art historian, researcher, art advisor, art market specialist, and co-founder of the Women Art Dealers Digital Archives (WADDA), Véronique Chagnon-Burke, Ph. D. Based in New York City, Chagnon-Burke served as a director at Christie’s Education for 20 years and is a co-chair for The International Art Market Studies Association and was a section editor for Bloomsbury Art Market.
Encompassing a diverse range of mediums and materials such as natural fibers, ceramics, discarded domestic objects and sequins, the materials used by the artists are meant to spark a personal connection with each visitor, which aligns with the Cultural Council’s mission is to nurture, promote, and support a healthy, diverse and inclusive cultural sector.
The council will host an opening reception on January 25, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Artists from the exhibition will answer questions and discuss their work. Reception is free for members and $20 for non-members. Visit palmbeachculture.com for more information or to register for the opening reception.
On January 26, artist Autumn Kioti Horne will present her performance art piece Ren Hen [Impossible Standard] at 11:45 a.m. at the Cultural Council. On Saturday, January 27, a panel discussion will be held at 2 p.m. in the gallery, featuring Chagnon-Burke and artists Heather Couch, Quimetta Perle, and Laura Tanner.