The Gibbes Museum of Art is now presenting a new exhibition of works by past visiting artists in the Ruth and Bill Baker Art Sales Gallery. Mementos Entwined: The Sentimental Art of Hairwork by Gina Iacovelli and How it Was…Charleston in 1963 by Andrea Hazel are on display and available to shop, from Dec. 11, 2020 – Feb. 7, 2021.
Here are details on each:
Mementos Entwined: The Sentimental Art of Hairwork
Gina Iacovelli was an artist in residence at the Gibbes Museum from Oct. 26 – Nov. 22, 2020. While at the Gibbes, Iacovelli demonstrated hairwork and weave techniques on her homemade braiding table, while sharing her research into hairwork history and how it was shaped by evolving concepts of life and death. Mementos Entwined explores sentimental tokens and the deeply rooted connection between life and death.
How it Was…Charleston in 1963
Andrea Hazel was an artist in residence at the Gibbes Museum Oct. 26 – Nov. 22, 2020. How It Was...Charleston in 1963, depicts scenes of homes and communities that have been demolished and displaced in the wake of Charleston’s rapid growth and development. Hazel is a member of the Southern Watercolor Society, the South Carolina Watermedia Society and the Charleston Artist Guild.
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