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Forrest Solis

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Solis & Strickland   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Forrest Solis, Terry Strickland at Sugarman Peterson Gallery November 4th, 2011 - November 28th, 2011
Posted 11/19/11
Forrest Solis It takes an object, a quirky bizarre little thing, to inspire me to paint. For me these objects, often childhood memorabilia, are emblematic of the complex nature of being a woman. Through self-portraiture I strive to understand and make sense of numerous personal and political contradictions. With this I play many roles: the child, the adolescent, the young adult, the woman and the mother. The time and space is psychological; it is formed of broken childhood memories and adult desire... [more]
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Thank you Lee Sido Guest Juror  
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Danica Antich, Greta Bell, Katy Bisby, George Bruce, Patricia Davoust, Jen Deswik, Brian DeWolf, Lisa Dienst-Thomas, Kyle Frere, John Granata, Danielle Halpin, T. J. Hicks, Chris Hodge, James Jenkins, Thomas King, Jim Kirkhoff, Tim Kowalczyk, Joe Kraft, Kari Kraus, Laura Lein-Svencner, Steven Lockwood, John Markese, Bill McGrath, Jenna McKnight, Diana McNish, Ann Coddington Rast, Sandy Rosencrans, Fu-Chi Shih, David John Simcik, Forrest Solis, Fran Stilwagner, Eun Young Suh, Leslie L. Surta, George Swanke, Sharon Sychta, Dawn Tutt, Jenna Walsh, Jaclyn Wright, Scott Ziegler at Water Street Studios April 23rd, 2010 - August 14th, 2010
Posted 4/11/10
  A Little about Lee Sido.Lee Sido is the Fine Art Studio Division Head, Associate Professor at Northern Illinois University, and holds a M.F.A. from there as well.Sido's work and resume can be viewed here: www.niu.edu/art/faculty/sido2/index.html [more]
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