Rebecca Brewer Featured in Nature | Catriona Jeffries Gallery
Friday, Jan 26, 2018 - 11:00 AM - Saturday, Mar 03, 2018 - 5:00 PM
Opening Reception | January 25, 7-9 PM
Join alumna Rebecca Brewer (2007) along with fellow artists Rochelle Goldberg, Charmian Johnson, and Christina Mackie in upcoming exhibit, Nature at Catriona Jeffries Gallery. Enjoy a multi-genre meditation on nature, both conceptual and actual.
Nature has its problems. Humans in particular treat nature as a cultural subject leading to the continual production of problematic clichés that ebb, flow and repeat through history. In times of political and cultural instability, the ideal of nature has become a conceptual and physical refuge from collective challenges, often with mixed results. While historically variable in its definition, nature has generally been understood in western culture as the material aspects of existence—but not the products of human activity. This distinction blurs quickly as the depth and breadth of human impact, interaction and interference into the natural world accelerates. It is this distinction that the artists in this exhibition contest, consider and trouble.