Moon Gallery series now underway at Berry
Release Date: August 27, 2014
College Moon Gallery has opened its first show of the season with Atlanta-based
artists Shana Robbins and Katherine Taylor.
The gallery is open 9 a.m. to
5 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Moon building. Robbins’
exhibit will end Sept. 19.
Robbins works with
multidisciplinary processes that cross a spectrum of art styles. Robbins
explores methods of movement and storytelling that pull from ancient narratives
of birth, death, identity and transformation.
Robbins received her Bachelor
of Fine Arts degree from the Atlanta College of Art, and her Master of Fine
Arts degree from Georgia State University. Her collections are featured in the
High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Mandarin Hotel in Miami, the One & Only
Kanuhura in the Maldives, and by film director, Steven Sebring.
She is an adjunct professor
of foundation studies, painting and performance art at Savannah College of Art and
Design in Atlanta.
Robbins has exhibited her
work and performed at; Rowan University Art Gallery, New Jersey; Las Vegas
Contemporary Arts Center; Monkeytown, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Mobius, Boston; Beta
Pictoris, Birmingham, Ala.; Atlanta Contemporary Art Center and Atlanta galleries
including Whitespace, Sandler Hudson, and TEW Galleries.
In 2011, her book,
"Noplaceness: Art in a Post-Urban Landscape" was featured in Atlanta
Art Now. In 2012, she received a full fellowship for the Vermont Studio Center
Atlanta-based artist Katherine Taylor’s paintings are also on display in through Sept. 19.
Born in Biloxi, Miss., a city
shaped by decades of natural disasters, Taylor’s work in painting examines
visual relationships that mediate our experience and response to destruction in
the natural world. In “Causeway,” Taylor refers to the ways human beings
organize and shape the landscape to achieve foundations that are destined to
Twice featured in New
American Paintings, her works are the topic for review in numerous books and
publications including Art Papers, The Boston Globe and the Newly published
Painted Landscapes: Contemporary Views. Taylor's work has been included in
exhibitions internationally, including the Quebec City Biennale, Quebec,
Canada; and in Atlanta at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center and the High
Museum of Art.
Taylor is the recipient of
numerous awards and honors including a 2013 Vermont Studio Fellowship, and a
2012/13 Working Artist Project Grant from the Museum of Contemporary Art of
She currently lives in
Atlanta, where she participates in mentoring programs for artists throughout
by Student Public Relations Assistant Nic Diaz