Sunday, September 30, 2012

Featured Member, why thank you!

Wowsa!  Walkers Point Center for the Arts is always on my list of favorite places to visit and support but now I like them even more.  I have been chosen from the members show to be one of four featured members!  So that means that each of us (Jessica Z. Schafer, Jean D. Sobon, and Chris Andrews) will have a space in WPCA for each of the next four gallery nights in Milwaukee. My work is first up so please come and join me for the Fall Gallery night, October 19th and 20th.

Opening Information:

Oct 19, 2012 – Jan 4, 2013
Opening Reception: Fall Gallery Night, Friday, October 19th from 5 – 9pm

WPCA is proud to announce the beginning of our Featured Member exhibition series. Artists are juried from the body of work included in WPCA’s Annual Members Show, a non-juried exhibition of our Members, which takes place every September.

Knopow is interested in creating systems to capture fleeting phenomena. The content of each system revolves around a fascination with collecting the uncollectible; items that are too common, too gross, or intangible to exist in a proper collection. Each item has a separate system, some as simple as just collecting the object and others involve more traditional recordkeeping. Eventually, the objects and/or the record of the objects become part of an archive to preserve the item for examination in the future, elevating the uncollectible to the aesthetic. Knopow’s hope in each collection is to create something so beautiful that the viewer is compelled to investigate the piece and then completely surprised by the material.

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