a two-person exhibition @ dvaa

Exhibition Runs: June 2nd - June 3rd, 2017


Public Opening Reception:

Saturday, June 3rd 2017, 6 - 8pm

About the exhibition:

A visual tribute to friendship and the feminine featuring art in a variety of mediums and styles by Philadelphia area artists Hannah Cole and Emily Townsend. Artistic collaborators and friends since their teens, works by Hannah and Emily complement and inform one another as they explore themes from their lives, imaginations and the political landscape.

This June 2nd and 3rd pop-up exhibition also features audiovisual performances by Kingsley Ibeneche, Vessna Scheff and Andy McLeod.

About the Artists:

Hannah Cole is a painter living in Asheville, North Carolina. She studied at Yale University and Boston University, and has exhibited internationally. She is represented by Slag Gallery in New York. Her work was shown recently at The Drawing Center, NYC and at Volta, Basel. Last year she had her fourth solo show in New York at The Lodge Gallery and a solo museum show at the University of Maine Museum of Art. Her show Caring for Surfaces was on view this year at Boston University. In 2018, her show The Persistence of Weeds will be on view at the Turchin Center for Visual Art.

Emily Townsend is a multimedia artist who has practiced and created work in the surrounding Philadelphia area. She has been a photographer for over a decade, showing her work in numerous galleries and exhibits. The majority of her work takes on an artistic perspective, sometimes surreal and dreamy, comes from early influences by surreal artist, Jerry Uelsmann.