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Amy Pryor SuperGiant Solo Exhibition

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Lavannes, WWI , 2012 Product Boxes On Birch Panel 22" X 18" © Amy Pryor
Amy Pryor SuperGiant Solo Exhibition
Curated by: Christine Licata

928 Simpson Street
Bronx, New York 10459
January 20th, 2016 - March 23rd, 2016
Opening: January 20th, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.casitamaria.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
bronx
EMAIL:  
clicata@casitamaria.org
OPEN HOURS:  
Monday through Friday 10 AM - 6 PM
TAGS:  
mixed-media, installation, conceptual
COST:  
FREE

DESCRIPTION

Join us for the opening of “SUPERGIANT,” a solo exhibition by Bronx artist AMY PRYOR, curated by Christine Licata.

Head up to our gallery in Hunts Point and get to know the epicenter that nurtures and cultivates Bronx artists. 

Enjoy refreshments on us! 

About the Artist
Throughout her practice, Pryor explores the intersections between marketing, commerce and the consumer along with the relationship of economics and capitalism to communities and culture. Pryor’s works offer nontraditional and semi-abstract depictions of aerial and ground views that evoke and reflect on contemporary topographies that explore the interdependence and connectedness within urban and natural environments. On view at Casita Maria Gallery is a selection of Pryor’s recent mixed media collages on panel, canvas and paper as well as site-specific installations that incorporate painting, printmaking and sculpture.

Pryor’s work investigates how we perceive, record and categorize our world, both externally within our surroundings and internally through socio-psychological behaviors and habits. She transforms consumer packaging, recycled shipping materials, data, maps and imagery from aerial photographs into visual-verbal geographies. These found and re-appropriated commodities play a critically important role in her creative process. For the artist, collage is “an ideal medium, because it is a natural bridge between different visual expressions, material objects and images.” This infinitely variable medium allows for an eclectic mix of printing processes, painting techniques, ephemera and conceptual resources in her work.