You Will Miss Me When
I’m Gone: Paintings & Photo Drawings by Christine Canepa
The Cañada College Art Gallery
begins its Spring, 2013 season with the presentation of You Will Miss Me
When I’m Gone: Paintings & Photo Drawings by Christine
Canepa, on view from Tuesday, Feb. 5 through Thursday Feb. 28, 2013. Canepa uses imagery of dens, nests, and burrows, and
various endangered species to explore ideas around endings, loss, and the
speculative potential of parallel worlds.
A “meet the artist” reception will
be held on Wednesday, Feb. 13 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Cañada College Art Gallery
is located Building 9, Room 152 on the Cañada College campus, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd. Redwood City, CA.
The gallery is open Mondays and Wednesdays 11:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 to 4 p.m.
work employs imagery from the animal world as a means of exploring ideas
proposed in contemporary physics regarding the existence of multiple
dimensions, or a “multiverse”. The work plays with traditional distinctions
between abstract and representational imagery, and historic conventions of
Canepa, who grew up in Santa Cruz and lives in
Oakland, teaches at San Jose State University, where she received her MFA in
pictorial arts. Her artistic
practice emphasizes painting, but also includes a variety of modalities and
mediums, including installation. She has been the recipient of numerous awards,
fellowships and prizes and has exhibited widely in California and
College Art Gallery presents exhibitions to the public, focuses on an interdisciplinary
interpretation of art and culture, and serves the public of San Mateo County, the
college community and beyond.
Exhibitions and gallery events are free and open to the public.
For more information,
please contact the Cañada College Humanities and Social Sciences Department at
(650) 306-3336 or visit our website www.canadacollege.edu