Athena 2000 is an interactive suspended installation for contemplation and exploration. Viewers are encouraged to enter and inhabit the phone booth-sized one-person room where they will find traces of the lives of others mended and quilted together.
The exhibition will showcase a wide range of content, material, and techniques with the common threads of craftsmanship and passion. Juror Dot Moye selected entries from a large number of regional applicants, including emerging artist Cassidy Russell, to be included in the show, along with works by invited artists curated by Ray Pierotti.
Intertwined opens January 13, 2015, at the Hudgens Center for the Arts in Atlanta, Georgia, and will travel to three other Georgia venues throughout the year, concluding September 16, 2015.
ASHEVILLE, NC: Macey Ley announced today that her artist book I Am Notwill be on display at Asheville BookWorks in BookOpolis 2014: Printmade Artist’s Books.
The exhibition features artist’s books made with original handprint processes, including relief, intaglio, letterpress, planographic, stencil, and collography printing methods. One of the goals of the exhibition is to move the printed art object off the wall and into the hands of a user/viewer/reader, creating a different experience of both art object and book object.
Artworks will be on display September 19 – November 30, 2014, with an opening reception on Friday, September 19, 6-9 p.m.
Asheville BookWorks is located at 428 1/2 Haywood Road, West Asheville, NC. Gallery hours are Tue.-Fri. 1-5 p.m. and Sat. 1-4 p.m.
The exhibition features the photographic series A Peace of My Mind by John Noltner and an interactive peace wall. Ley’s one-person room is part of the meditation section that includes instructions on how to find a peaceful mind by Eleanora Lipton, Founding Director of Atlanta Polarity & Intuitive Yoga Center.
Artworks will be on display June 22 – October 5, 2014, with an member’s preview on Sunday, June 22, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
The Breman Museum is located at at 1440 Spring Street, Atlanta, GA 30350. Gallery hours are Sunday – Thursday 10am – 5pm and
Friday 10am – 4pm.
WILMINGTON, NC: Macey Ley announced today that her installation Athena 2000will be exhibited at the CAB Gallery at the University of North Carolina Wilmington in Mending: New Uses for Old Traditions.
The exhibition features work created with or about traditional media or representations of women and is being held in conjunction with the 2014 Southeastern Women’s Studies Association conference hosted by UNCW’s Women’s Studies and Resource Center. Artworks will be on display February 27 – April 24, 2014, with an opening reception on Friday, March 28, 5:30-7 p.m.
The CAB Gallery is located on the UNCW campus at 601 S. College Road, Wilmington, NC, 28403. Gallery hours are Mon.-Fri. 12-4 p.m..
Macey Ley announced today that two of her artist books were chosen for a group exhibition at the 6th Annual Jurried Artist Book Show at the Savannah College of Art and Design Book Arts Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia. Her books TV Dinner for Zombies and Women Hold Up Half the Sky will be on display at at the college’s library at 1600 Peachtree Street through July 15, 2013.
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.