Selfish

March 18 - April 9, 2016

SELFISH, a collection of works by guest curator Akeem K. Duncan of Quiet Lunch. It's a multi-medium group exhibition that focuses on the existential significance of self-portraiture and the role it plays in an artist’s creative process. Self-portraiture is sometimes viewed as a casually vainglorious practice⎯the conceptual stroking of the artist’s ego, a pretentious selfie. This couldn’t be any more further from the truth. The self-portrait is a vivid exemplar of imaginative introspection. Selected works featured below.

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  Ayakamay   Unconscious Education,  2015 Fine art ink jet on silver rag fiber paper 21 x 21"

Ayakamay
Unconscious Education, 2015
Fine art ink jet on silver rag fiber paper
21 x 21"

  Alannah Farrell   Reclaiming The Money Shot 003 , 2015 Oil on Canvas with Wood and Copper Tacks 10.5 x 10.5

Alannah Farrell
Reclaiming The Money Shot 003, 2015
Oil on Canvas with Wood and Copper Tacks
10.5 x 10.5

  Louise Donegan   Untitled , 2016 Plexiglass and photographic print 40 x 40"

Louise Donegan
Untitled, 2016
Plexiglass and photographic print
40 x 40"

  Daliah Ammar   Rest,  2015 Oil on linen 12 x 12"

Daliah Ammar
Rest, 2015
Oil on linen
12 x 12"

 Jean-Pierre Roy  lf Portrait,  2016 Oil on illustration board 3.5 x 2.5"

Jean-Pierre Roy
lf Portrait, 2016
Oil on illustration board
3.5 x 2.5"

  Nate Lewis   Systemic Resistance 1,  2015    Sculpted paper 13.5 x 9.5

Nate Lewis
Systemic Resistance 1, 2015 
Sculpted paper
13.5 x 9.5

  Kwesi Abbensetts   Wondersome 3,  2010 Digital metallic print 15x12"

Kwesi Abbensetts
Wondersome 3, 2010
Digital metallic print
15x12"

  Megan Tatem   Untitled  excerpt from  Being and Nothingness,  2013 C-Print 4x6"

Megan Tatem
Untitled excerpt from Being and Nothingness, 2013
C-Print
4x6"

  Theo Mighty   Triple Mighty,  2015 Oil on canvas 8x10"

Theo Mighty
Triple Mighty, 2015
Oil on canvas
8x10"

  Noah Becker   Self Portrait #2,  2014 Oil on canvas 24 x 30"

Noah Becker
Self Portrait #2, 2014
Oil on canvas
24 x 30"