Macey Ley Exhibiting at Texas National

Coupled and Inseparable

NAGOGDOCHES, TX:  Macey Ley’s sculptural artist book Coupled and Inseparable has been selected for exhibition at the Texas National at the Ed & Gwen Cole Art Center sponsored by Stephen F. Austin State University. The Texas National 2016 juror is Abelardo Morell who selected works by artists from 29 states. The exhibition will be on display April 9 – June 11, 2016, with a reception on Saturday, April 9, 6-8 p.m.

The Ed & Gwen Cole Art Center is located at the Old Opera House, 329 E. Main Street, Nagagdoches, Texas. Gallery hours are Tues.-Fri. 12:30 – 5 p.m. and Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Macey Ley Exhibits at Hambidge Center

When the Hush Fell Upside Down - detail

ATLANTA, GA:  Macey Ley announced today that When the Hush Fell Upside Down has been selected for exhibition at the Lightweight at the Hambidge Center Weave Shed Gallery in Rabun Gap, GA. Lightweight includes artwork by Hambidge Fellows exploring definitions of and connections with the term ‘lightweight.’ Work will be on display March 19 – June 11, 2016, with a reception on Friday, March 19, 4-6 p.m.

The Hambidge Center is located at 105 Hambidge Court, Rabun Gap, GA 30568. Gallery hours are Tues.-Fri. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

MACEY LEY SELECTED TO EXHIBIT AT LAGRANGE NATIONAL XXIX BIENNIAL

Snow White - detail

ATLANTA, GA:  Macey Ley announced today that Snow White has been selected for exhibition at the LaGrange National XXIX Biennial at the LaGrange Art Museum in LaGrange, GA. The exhibition includes paintings, prints, drawings, photography ceramics, sculpture and decorative arts and will be on display February 19 – April 2, 2016, with an awards ceremony and reception on Friday, February 19, 7-9 p.m.

The LaGrange Art Museum is located at 112 Lafayette Parkway, LaGrange, GA 30240. Gallery hours are Tues.-Fri. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sat. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Macey Ley to Exhibit in Ley Lines

Down to a ScienceJACKSONVILLE, AL – Macey Ley announced today that two of her sculptural artist books were selected for exhibition in Ley Lines at Jacksonville State University. The exhibition brings together diverse and approaches to drawing practiced by contemporary artists across the United States and includes both traditional works and those that challenge the boundaries of drawing.

Ley’s works For It Might End and Down to a Science will be on display at the Hammond Gallery through the end of October 2015. Both pieces are part of her latest body of work Versions of Truth, a series of sculptural artist books made of clear acrylic panels and thread that addresses double entendres.

Exhibition awards juror Emily Sheehan will give an artist talk October 1, at 3:30 p.m. in the Roundhouse Lecture Hall. A reception will follow in the gallery from 5-7 p.m. The Hammond Gallery is located on the Jacksonville State University campus, 700 Pelham RD N, Jacksonville, AL 36265.

MACEY LEY EXHIBITS AT THE BOOK AS ART: No Jacket Required

Snow GlowMacey Ley announced today that two of her books were selected for exhibition at the The Book as Art: No Jacket Required, a featured exhibition of the AJC-Decatur Book Festival in Decatur, Georgia. Sponsored by the Decatur Arts Alliance and The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur, The Book as Art will be on view in the gallery of The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur at 1 E Court Square #110, Decatur, GA 30030.

The AJC Decatur Book Festival is the largest independent book festival in the country. Since it began in 2006, more than 1,000 world-class authors and hundreds of thousands festival-goers have enjoyed book signings, author readings, panel discussions, an interactive children’s area, live music, parades, cooking demonstrations, poetry slams, writing workshops, and more.

The Belt of Orion’s Never Wife and Snow Glow will be on display at the Art Institute of Atlanta from Friday, July 24, through Friday, September 18. An evening gala reception and keynote address will be held at the Gallery on September 4. The time has yet to be announced.

Gallery hours:

Mon-Thur: 8AM – 6PM
Fri: 8AM – 5PM

Extended hours during the book festival:

Fri, Sep 4: 9AM – 8PM
Sat, Sep 5: 9AM – 5PM
Sun, Sep 6: 10AM – 5PM

Le Royaume Intérieur

Materials: oil and acrylic on canvass

Women have experienced the sensation of being bound throughout the ages. Often seen as a form of torture and a way to oppress, women have learned to use bondage to their advantage. Pleasure through pain is nothing new, but that some women cower while others defy is something that only she can explain.

Catch Me If You Can 2

Artist book/sculpture with 9 chapters
Materials: serigraphy and water color on paper, copper and silver wire, beads
Each: 3”w x 30”h
Entire book hanging: 45”w x 40”h (approx.)