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Between Seasons: Memories of a Wyoming Childhood


Tawni Shuler, A Stitch
2007
Charcoal, acrylic and cattail seeds on canvas
60 x 36"


Photo courtesy of Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

February 20, 2008

Who
Tawni Shuler, Master of Fine Arts candidate in the ASU Herberger College School of Art's painting program

What
Exhibits her paintings inspired by her childhood in rural Wyoming and becoming familiar with the cycles of life and death on a working farm.

Shuler paints slivers of accurate representations of past events, as well as imagined and embellished counterparts, to redefine a singular reality. In addition to acrylic paint, Shuler also employs mixed media, including shellac, dirt, hair, plant and seeds. She utilizes processes such as pouring, dripping, scraping, sanding and spraying.

Where
Harry Wood Gallery
ASU Herberger College School of Art Building,room 120
ASU Tempe campus
Forest and Tyler malls

When
Exhibition: Feb. 25-29, 2008
Reception: Monday, Feb. 25, 7-9 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cost
Free

Public Contact
Lise Hawkos
Director, Harry Wood Gallery
480.965.6163
lise.hawkos@asu.edu

The School of Art is a division of the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University. Its printmaking, photography and art education programs are nationally ranked in the top 10, and its Master of Fine Arts program is ranked eighth among public institutions by U.S.News & World Report. The school includes four student galleries for solo and group shows by graduate and undergraduate art and photography students: Gallery 100, Harry Wood, Northlight and Step. To learn more about the School of Art, visit art.asu.edu.

Media Contact:
Lise Hawkos
Director, Harry Wood Gallery
480.965.6163
lise.hawkos@asu.edu