Mixed-Media Installation by Anita Gangi Balkun
Exhibition Dates: March 24 - June 1, 2013
Lunch & Learn w/ Anita Balkun
Thu May 23, noon
A part of Aetna Arts Week, brownbag it to the 100 Pearl Street Gallery to hear Anita Gangi Balkun discuss her exhibit. Drinks and dessert provided.
Balkun pairs memorable photographs with collages of personal artifacts to illuminate the beauty of everyday life, examining how these tokens spark our memories associated with family and loss. Their layers of texture and content challenge our own identities and remind us of the instability of memory and grace that follows us into old age.
Anita Gangi Balkun received her MFA in Painting at the University of Hartford in 2009 under the mentorship of Stephen Brown. Since then, she has completed a studio residency at the Farmington Valley Arts Center and was commissioned to create an installation for the 2012 City Wide Open Studios sponsored by Artspace New Haven. Currently a West Hartford resident, Balkun teaches at the Greater Hartford Academy of Art and creates art in her studio in Avon.
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