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Melanie Johnson: The Spaces Between

Exhibition at The Gallery at Penn College

Melanie Johnson makes large-scale figurative drawings and paintings, working from observation and composite sources. Narrative is employed loosely in her work and she draws primarily on what is familiar as a catalyst for making. She wants the physical drawing or painting to encapsulate imagery representative of a lived moment as well as the history of its own manifestation. Johnson received her MFA in Painting from Indiana University and is an Associate Professor of Art & Design at the University of Central Missouri. Meet the Artist Reception: Thursday, November 16, 2017, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m., gallery talk at 5:30 p.m. Closed November 22 - 26 Image: Melanie Johnson, Wild Domestic, 2015, Charcoal on Arches, 72” x 144”
Date & Time
  • Weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday
  • Oct 27, 2017 through Dec 07, 2017
  • 11:00AM - 5:00PM
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