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Clamp Light Artist Studios and Gallery
1704 Blanco Rd, Ste 104, San Antonio, Texas 78212
Curated by resident Clamp Light artist Brittany Ham.
Clamp Light Artist Studios and Gallery is proud to present Work, Practice, Play, a group exhibition featuring seven artists from around the United States. The exhibition will explore themes of practice and play as necessary elements of artistic development and will showcase the different ways that these artists experiment with ideas of surface, representation, narrative, material, and aesthetic in their practice.
The exhibition will feature the work of Greta Bergstresser (Easton, Pennsylvania), Elizabeth Camilletti (San Antonio, Texas), Braxton Congrove (Richmond, Virginia), Jessika Edgar (Detroit, Michigan), Robert Jackson Harrington (Austin, Texas), Richard Hesketh (Detroit, Michigan), and Blake Weld (Denton, Texas).
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Greta Bergstresser is a photographer working in Easton, Pennsylvania. Her work explores the ideology and lifestyle observed in her surroundings in rural Pennsylvania.
Elizabeth Camilletti is an artist working in San Antonio, Texas. Her paintings explore themes of comfort as they relate to the daily routine of life.
Braxton Congrove is an artist working in Richmond, Virginia. She derives her fiction-based work from occurrences in everyday life, and uses them to build an imaginary space for her audience to become immersed in.
Jessika Edgar is ceramicist working in Detroit, Michigan. Her work explores contemporary popular culture and the perception of mass media influences that propagate consumption.
Robert Jackson Harrington is an artist working in Austin, Texas. His work will explore the concept of potential as it relates to a practice of drawing and collage.
Richard Hesketh is a sculptor working in Detroit, Michigan. His work explores the potential of simple objects to challenge established notions of what they themselves represent.
Blake Weld is a sculptor and new media artist working in Denton, Texas. His work explores an interest in automation and the exploitation of technology based production through humor.
Exhibition opens on January 11, 2019, and runs until February 2, 2019.
ABOUT CLAMP LIGHT ARTIST STUDIOS AND GALLERY
Established in 2009, Clamp Light Artist Studios and Gallery has been committed to supporting local contemporary artists in the South Texas area. Clamp Light functions as both a studio space for resident artists and a gallery space for monthly exhibitions. Our resident artists work in a variety of media including installation, sculpture, painting,photography, performance and new media.