Thursday, February 02, 2017

AWAKENING Opens February 10 in Carmel, CA

art exhibiiton, Carmel, California

Anne Marchand, SPACE OF LOVE, mixed media on canvas, 30x40 in.

Anne Marchand, Washington, DC, contributes SPACE OF LOVE, where mathematics and text-like symbols from religion or mythology allude to mechanisms that drive the human urge toward meaning and connection. Marchand says, "This election confirms the need to plunge deeply into the humanity that connects us all.”

February 10 - 26, 2017
Carmel Plaza, 3rd Floor Carmel-by-the-Sea
Opening Reception: Friday, February 10, 2017, 5:00- 8:00 pm
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM and Sunday noon - 4 PM

Green Chalk Contemporary is pleased to present Awakening – a collection of works by artists reacting to a new era in Washington. The show opens with a public reception and benefit for The Kinship Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping Central Coast neglected and traumatized children through foster care, adoption, relative caregiving and mental health services, on February 10, 2017, 3rd Floor, Carmel Plaza, Carmel-by-the-Sea.

Curated by Gail Enns, the show will feature contemporary paintings, photography and sculpture by American artists: Sharron Antholt, Annie Buckley, Kim Campbell, Kristin Casaletto, Peter Charles, Jamie Dagdigian, Kayhan Ghodsi, Susan Hyde Green, Peter Hiers, Anne Marchand, Logan Norton, Jane Olin, Robin V. Robinson, Tony Sheeder, Lisa Solomon, the Temple Sisters, Robin Ward and Martin Webb.

Ms. Enns, the owner and director of Green Chalk Contemporary, observes “This is necessarily a time of great change across the country, and with any change comes uncertainty, anxiety, hope and fear. Awakening helps make sense of this uncertainty by carefully observing and reflecting on how we arrived at this point in time and where we go from here.”

Themes addressed by artists in the exhibition include public, private and personal reactions to the 2016 elections, the continuing effects of media saturation, the shifting divisions of identity politics, the status of gender, and the opportunities for positive change that may emerge during a time of transition.

Awakening will be exhibited to the public on the Third Floor of Carmel Plaza, at the corner of Ocean Avenue and Junipero Avenue, in Carmel-by-the-Sea, from February 10 to February 26, 2017. The opening reception is scheduled on Friday, February 10, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

CONTACT: Gail Enns, Director | 202-253-4507 |

Green Chalk Contemporary |