Lines of Communication
Jim Banks, Catherine Carter, and Joel Moskowitz
September 6 - October 8, 2017
Opening Reception Saturday, September 9,5-7pm
Artist Talk and Poetry Reading Sunday, September 24, 3-5pm
Lines of Communication is a gathering of three visual languages: of tangles, of joyful loops, and of the alphabet.
Jim Banks' tangles are each comprised of a single line. Follow the line as it slows down, curves over itself, lets go, then speeds up. In his sculptures, lines flow in the forms and in the grain of the wood. Banks won the Best 3-D Award at the National Prize Show of the Cambridge Art Association, in 2015. He graduated from Bard College with a BA in sculpture, and has exhibited widely in Texas and the Boston area, including at Dome Gallery, Atlantic Works Gallery, and the Brush Art Gallery.
Catherine Carter's paintings evoke dance, calligraphy, branches, spider webs, and the fibers of woven fabric, with a joyful energy. She has an MFA from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, and has exhibited her paintings at the Danforth Art Museum, the Chrysler Museum of Art, the Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, the New Bedford Art Museum, as well as the Genovese/Sullivan Gallery. Carter is the recipient of a grant from the St. Botolph Club.
Joel Moskowitz's Arabic, Hebrew and English letters, intricately built up with lines, are based in his love of language, and his vision of people connecting across their different languages. Moskowitz, known for using text in his artwork, graduated with a BA in sculpture from Brandeis University, and has exhibited in Off the Wall at the Danforth Art Museum, in the National Prize Show of the Cambridge Art Association, the South Shore Art Center, and Fountain Street, where he is a core member.