ALL BOUNDARIES ARE IMAGINED: Denise Driscoll and Jeanne Williamson
October 8 - November 8, 2015
Reception: October 17, 5–7pm
Artist Talk: October 25, 2pm
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In All Boundaries Are Imagined, Denise Driscoll and Jeanne Williamson investigate the formality and flexibility of the grid, moving from strictly distributed squares to layers of riotous color and marks that all but obliterate the underlying structure.
Denise Driscoll showcases work from Cipher with maze-like translations of the human genome equally reminiscent of game boards and Byzantine icons. Also included are the geometric accumulations of Circles that explore similarities between personal, micro- and macroscopic perspectives.
Jeanne Williamson incorporates the different grid patterns of construction fences with black and white photos of bubbles, cracks, and skating marks gathered from the ice and snow of last winter. The holes and gridded shapes of the fences become containers for her manipulated and collaged photos, sewing, and painting.
Together, these artists entertain the grid as a welcome constraint as well as a mutable point of departure.
Denise Driscoll is a multidisciplinary artist focusing on painting, installation and collaborative practice. She has had solo exhibitions at Babson College, Lesley University, and Dana Hall Gallery and was awarded a Curatorial Opportunity Program exhibit at the New Art Center in Newton for “Material Meditation” in 2008. Denise teaches at Lesley University College of Art and Design where she earned her MFA in Visual Art in 2007.
Jeanne Williamson is a mixed media artist whose work incorporates monoprinting, painting, and sewing on fabric. She has had solo exhibitions at Brandeis University, Providence College, the Danforth Museum of Art, and the Walnut Hill School. Jeanne has a BFA in Fibers/Crafts from Philadelphia College of Art (now the University of the Arts), and a MSAEd in Art Education from Massachusetts College of Art.