Seasons of Life
Peninsula Art Institute (PAI) –Seasons of Life
An Exhibit by the Peninsula Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art
“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” - Albert Camus
Sixteen members from the Peninsula Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art have found their invincible summer to create the works for the exhibit Seasons of Life using a variety of mediums including wood, bronze, paint, paper, and textiles. The exhibit will be on view at the Peninsula Art Institute November 20, 2014 through January 4, 2015. A reception with the artists will be held December 6, 2014 from 1-4pm in the PAI Gallery. This event is free to the public.
Tanya Lin’s assemblage Waiting to be Bornattempts to visually connect someone who has passed away with someone who is being born, and asks the question – “where do we reside in between?”
Lorraine Capparell says of her painting Easel, “Like our own seasons of life, nature flows from robust youth to withered old age as her seasons change,”
Marian Yap is ready to do it all again, musing “Autumn shadow of my shadow – I need a second life,” reflecting upon her Ochiba – Fallen Leaves.
Also included in the show are the works of Beate Amler, Rebecca Lambing, Marie LaPrade, Ellen Lee, Nancee McDonell, Alysanne McGaffey,Yvonne Newhouse, Irene Schlesinger, Bonnie J. Smith, Francine Survilo, Deanna Taubman, Leigh Toldi, and Nancy Woods.
About Women’s Caucus for Art (WCA)
Founded in 1972 in connection with the College Art Association (CAA), WCA is a national member organization unique in its multi-disciplinary, multicultural membership of artists, art historians, students/educators, and museum professionals. WCA is committed to recognizing the contribution of women in the arts, providing women with leadership opportunities and professional development, expanding networking and exhibition opportunities for women, and supporting local, national and global art activism, and advocating for equity in the arts for all.The Peninsula Chapter of WCA concentrates on providing exhibition opportunities for women artists, sharing resources and educational networking. For information visit http://peninsulawca.blogspot.com
About the Peninsula Art Institute (PAI)
The Peninsula Art Institute is a department of the Peninsula Museum of Art, home of 28 independent artist studios. The Peninsula Art Institute Gallery is across the courtyard from the Peninsula Museum of Art’s main entrance at 1777 California Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010; and is open the same hours as the Museum, Wednesday through Sunday 11am to 5pm. For more information call 650-692-2101 or visit www.peninsulaartinstitute.org.
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