And, oh, the places they went! Whereas painter Mark Penner-Howell dwells on how the positive exuberance of growth and diversity in nature is the same force that’s responsible for the unregulated cell growth we call cancer, Meagen Svendsen tackles the effect of noise pollution on nature by superimposing an airport noise-exposure map over a museum-style scene from the wild. Tomko herself dealt with exuberance in terms of “biological exuberance,” which strangely refers to the study of homosexuality and bisexuality in nature. “It’s about living life with more grace in adverse situations,” she explains. Additional members Erin Asmussen, John Haley III and Patrick Loehr added their own points of view, along with guest artist Matthew Levin.
See Corpus Exuberis at a reception tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. featuring live music, performance art and mixologist Sean Kenyon at the bar; the show runs through August 29. Additional events include a Gravitronic Party on August 15 and a closing coffee with the artists on August 29. For more information, go to emmanuelgallery.org or call 303-556-8337.
Thu., July 11, 6-9 p.m.; Tuesdays-Saturdays. Starts: July 11. Continues through Aug. 29, 2013