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2-D/3-D

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Acocoil2
Acocoil , 2010 Wire and Acorns 55 X 49 X 9 1/2" © Traywick Contemporary and the artist
Paper3
Paper 3, 2010 Acrylic and Ink on Paper 22 X 22" © Traywick Contemporary and the artist
Fireflies
Fireflies, 2010 Acrylic on Paper and Christmas Lights © Traywick Contemporary and the artist
While_you_dream
While You Dream, 2010 Ink and Junk Mail on Paper 12 X 14" © Traywick Contemporary and the artist
Untitled__16
Untitled #16, 2010 Acrylic and Oil on Paper 19 X 14" © Traywick Contemporary and the artist
2-D/3-D

895 Colusa Avenue
Berkeley , CA 94707
July 18th, 2010 - September 18th, 2010
Opening: July 18th, 2010 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.traywick.com
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
East Bay
EMAIL:  
artprojects@traywick.com
PHONE:  
510-527-1214
OPEN HOURS:  
Thursday- Saturday 10 to 4, by appointment
TAGS:  
mixed-media, installation, abstract, sculpture

DESCRIPTION

Traywick Contemporary is pleased to announce 2-D/3-D, a group exhibition featuring the work of Mari Andrews, Jessica Martin, David McDonald, Aurora Robson and Lucrecia Troncoso. The show explores the ways in which two-dimensional and three-dimensional practices inform one another in each of the five artists' work.

The drawings and sculptures of Mari Andrews, based in the Bay Area, are a continuous study of the relationship between temporality and permanence. Her work often integrates delicate natural materials such as acorns and leaves, mirroring fragile human vulnerabilities.

Bay Area artist Jessica Martin's work is based on sketches and photographs that the artist abstracts to create hybrid environments and objects. Often translating specific details between her paintings and unique wax and wire sculptures, Martin fuses original and new imagery such that the past, present, real and imagined exist together.

Los Angeles artist David McDonald's work centers on a fascination with the ways in which nearly unnoticeable parts can add up to humble and evocative sums. His paintings and drawings pick up where his architectural 3-D pieces leave off, continuing the exploration of relationships between interlocking elements.

Bay Area artist Lucrecia Troncoso also questions perceptions of materiality as she seeks to record natural phenomena through the manipulation of familiar yet elusive materials such as Christmas lights and paper in her installation-based works.

New York artist Aurora Robson's collages and sculptures explore contradictions. She creates simultaneously unfamiliar and commonplace organic forms out of synthetic materials once considered detritus, using recycled plastic bottles in her sculptures and creating intricately layered collages out of junk-mail.