The Paradigm of Persephone

Presented by Houston Community College: Central Campus Gallery at Fine Arts Center, Houston TX

Jan 17 2023
Apr 06 2023
The Paradigm of Persephone

Works created during a summer residency at The SkopArt Foundation, Skopelos Greece, and travels through Athens, Delphi, and multiple locations on Crete, including Heraklion and the Palace of Knossos.

The six series of six print impressions that make up the exhibition The Paradigm of Persephone visually interplay the image of the pomegranate fruit and photographic imagery of Greece while referencing how the myths, superstitions, archetypes, and histories still impact visual storytelling.

Within the images of halves, one can imagine the god Hades abducting Persephone through the split earth, dragging her into the Underworld to be his Queen. In the curves of the arils, the six seeds that provided Persephone nourishment and her fate are inked with luscious color. Within there lies a

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  • Mar 28, 2023 at 09:00 am - 04:30 pm (Tue)
  • Mar 29, 2023 at 09:00 am - 04:30 pm (Wed)
  • Mar 30, 2023 at 09:00 am - 04:30 pm (Thu)
  • Mar 31, 2023 at 09:00 am - 04:30 pm (Fri)
  • Apr 3, 2023 at 09:00 am - 04:30 pm (Mon)
  • Apr 4, 2023 at 09:00 am - 04:30 pm (Tue)
  • Apr 5, 2023 at 09:00 am - 04:30 pm (Wed)
  • Apr 6, 2023 at 09:00 am - 04:30 pm (Thu)

Additional time info:

Reception and Artist Talk: Friday March 24, 6pm-8pm
Artist Talk Begins at 7pm

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