“Mile High, Red Hot” at Yellow Peril

Last week at Yellow Peril Gallery, GarcĂ­a Sinclair and Nafis White opened their exhibition Mile High, Red Hot. If you’ve seen the promotional card for Mile High, Red Hot, it does NOT prepare you for the plentiful, confectionery free for all it entails. Amidst the exhibition of prints, digital, and mixed media is the Confiserie, an installation laden with an Continue Reading →

Annu Matthew, “Open Wound” at URI

When viewing any body of work from Annu Matthew, one should expect an exploration of societal roles and cultural identity through photographic means. For example, in her Indian from India series, Matthew composed images merging the pose and aesthetic of nineteenth century Native American portraits using items and attire from India. With The Virtual Immigrant, she merges two images of Continue Reading →

Opening Receptions at the Newport Art Museum

Last Friday night I attended the Newport Art Museum‘s opening reception event for several new exhibitions including Claudia Flynn’s Solemnities. Claudia was a long time Hera member with her husband Troy West. They took membership leave right as I took over at the gallery, but it’s great to be able to see them and their work at other spaces. In Continue Reading →