Curated by Joanne Howard
These artists share a fierce commitment to formal structure as they collage and layer materials to create space and depth. The exhibition is curated by Rockland County sculptor and installation artist, Joanne Howard. Ms. Howard notes how the artists' works – though wide in interpretation – are connected by a sense of restraint without sacrificing elegance or lushness.
Polly King uses free-association in her work as she searches for materials that “add something of a story line or a literal reference.”
This battle between personal and other is also a keystone to Suzanna Frosch's works on paper.” Her found objects mark the passage of time and, Frosch says, “possess their own narrative, each a silent reminder of their personal history.”
For John Rosis, process drives his work across various mediums. Taking subtle cues from nature, Rosis' work displays a bold, measured simplicity.