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Art, above: Edie Fake, Affordable Housing for Trans Elders for the Art Wall at Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, 2019; courtesy of the artist and Western Exhibitions, Chicago.
OPENING NIGHT TONIGHT, March 29th:
On the Wall: Edie Fake will open next week at Providence College Gallery’s (PCG’s) Reilly Gallery, Smith Center for the Arts from March 29 – September 30, 2023 with a mural as its featured presentation. The Opening Reception and Artist-Led Tour will be Wednesday, March 29th, 5 – 7pm
The American artist, illustrator, author, and transgender activist, Edie Fake, presents a kaleidoscopic mural exploring contemplation in various religious and cultural contexts. With custom-designed wallpapers, geometric patterns, and mirrored vinyl, the exhibition will transform the gallery into an immersive artwork. On the Wall: Edie Fake is the final exhibition Jamilee Lacy will curate for PCG.
Providence College Galleries [PCG] is committed entirely to museum-quality presentations of the art and artists of our time. PCG showcases contemporary art to advance Providence College’s mission to cultivate “aesthetic appreciation, and understanding of the natural world, other cultures, and diverse traditions” while promoting “the common good and service of neighbors near and far.”
PCG operates within two exhibition spaces, on a multi-platform website, across the College’s campus, and within the public sphere throughout the city of Providence. PCG’s activities include collecting and commissioning art, organizing exhibitions and public art displays, publishing texts, hosting artist residencies, presenting public programs and events, and advocating for local artists and art communities. PCG supports the educational, service, and community-oriented goals of the College by showing how and why artists are vital forces in shaping contemporary culture.
For more details: pcgalleries.providence.edu – or: