Gadsden Museum of Art to host Artist Talk


Several dresses are on display at The Gadsden Museum of Art as part of the current exhibit “Embodied: Contemporary Takes on the Dress.” Submitted photo.


The Gadsden Museum of Art will host an artist talk featuring artists from the current exhibit “Embodied: Contemporary Takes on the Dress,” from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 27.
Guest speaking include Amanda Banks, Tara Stallworth Lee, Merrilee Challis, Kimberly Hart, Tracie Noles Ross, Michelle Reynolds, Sarah Jane Shaw and Le-anna Leithauser Lesley.
“Embodied: Contemporary Takes on the Dress” is a collaborative exhibition of artists Merrilee Challiss, Leanna Leithauser Lesley, Alvina Zendejas, Montes Hill, Tara Stallworth Lee, Michelle Reynolds, Tracie Noles-Ross, Cynthia Wagner, Erin London, Katie D’Arienzo, Chiharu Roach, Amanda Banks, Kimberly Hart, and Sarah Jane Shaw.
Each dress is a visual narrative stemming from observation and experience, creating an immersive study into individuality, semiotics, joy, sorrow, and humanity.
The attending artists will discuss the process and inspiration behind each piece of work.

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