May 9th- Second Saturday

Please stop by during the Second Saturday Saint Claude Art Walk to see art at 5 Press Gallery and Press Street Gardens.

1:30 PM // Wetlands Art Tour Panel Discussion at 5 Press Gallery

4:00PM // Wetlands Art Tour Film Screening at 5 Press Gallery

6-9PM // Reception at 5 Press Gallery and Press Street Gardens

Sunset until 9PM // Outdoor slideshow of Nathan Arthur’s swamp photography at Press Street Gardens

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This will be the last chance to see Metaphyta before the exhibition takes a brief ‘intermission’ for The Big 4-0h! Gala between Friday, May 10th until Saturday, May 23rd. Metaphyta will reopen May 23rd and remain on view until June 13th.

About the Exhibition:

In collaboration with Press Street Gardens, 5 Press Gallery presents Metaphyta, an exhibition exploring artists’ relationship with the plant kingdom. The show includes 2D and 3D works in both traditional and experimental  mediums in which plant life plays a role.  Works included use flora as a muse for exploration of aesthetic concerns or to speak about the human condition, employ organic material as an art-making medium, or utilize art to highlight ecological concerns.

In addition to artwork, the  exhibition hosts  flora that inhabit several artists’ studios.

Featuring Artists:

Nathan Arthur, Charles Chaisson, Hannah Chalew, Jennifer Dove Cooper of Dovetail Purses, Indiana Flint, Miro Hoffmann, Jacob Reptile, Jonathan Taube.

 

Images (from top): Exhibition view, Metaphyta with works by Jonathan Taube, Miro Hoffmann. Nathan Arthur, photographing in the Louisiana swamp.

 

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