April 10 – May 4, 2023
Thursday, April 6th from 4:30-6pm
As a sculptor who works primarily in clay and ceramics, Ames finds this material conveys
her interest in representing dual associations of permanence and fragility while referencing
historic creation myths and craft.
Through the layering of mythology, iconography and personal narrative, Ames’ work
questions familiar feminine tropes of art history by reanimating classical references
and reimagining historic narratives and symbolism through personal interpretation.
Raised on a hobby farm in Washington state, Ames draws on her own experiences to explore
pastoral life, animal husbandry, women’s craft and fertility.
In bridging the gap between myth and experience, Ames utilizes her artistic practice
to create new stories and feminine monuments that tell contemporary tales of trauma,
joy and womanhood.
June 1-13, 2023
Thursday, June 1, 2023
2023 Juror: Kendra Larson
The annual Student Art & Design Show celebrates Lower Columbia College student artists
across all mediums. Cash awards will be presented to students at the reception, Thursday,
June 1st at 5 p.m. Don't miss the celebration!
Want to submit your student artwork for the 2023 Art Show? Click HERE. Submissions are due Friday, May 12, 2023 to be considered.
Rose Center for the Arts
Extensive use of timber establishes a bond with the region's history of lumber production
and enhances the aesthetics and acoustics
Arts & Communication Programs
People who pursue careers in arts and communications are generally creative, expressive
individuals who are good at communicating and are passionate about their craft.
About the Forsberg Art Gallery
Lower Columbia College's art gallery located in the Rose Center for the Arts features
twenty foot high walls with ample space and complete flexibility for the display of
art. The second level of the gallery is more intimate in nature and displays special
items and the college's permanent collection, much of which has been donated. Natural light from a slot skylight gently illuminates
the room to enhance the overall experience in the gallery.
Current exhibitions in the Art Gallery are free and open to the public. Posted receptions
are free and open to the public as well.
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