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Amy June Bates: Checking Out

Amy June Bates: Checking Out

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New paintings, prints, drawings, and a book by nationally acclaimed children's book illustrator Amy June Bates.

On view in Ejecta Projects: March 22 - May 4, 2019
RECEPTION: March 30, 5 pm to 7 pm

Amy June Bates is interested in stories. Her themes are influenced by her roles as a woman, wife, mother, and professional illustrator. In her series of drawings titled "Checking Out," published as an art book by Ejecta Projects, she considers the role of the female in domesticity as interconnected to consumerism, family, and the isolation of modernity, as well as the impact of domestic convenience on our planet. In her related bodies of work, "Chores" and "Rewilding," she explores the ways we domesticate ourselves and the many personal and environmental costs of domestication.

Gallery Hours: Thurs. and Fri., 3 pm to 7 pm; Sat. noon to 7 pm

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Amy June Bates: Checking Out