metaphytaIn 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 will host 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.

 Exhibition Dates:

April 11th – June 13th

(Exhibition will take an intermission for The Big 4-0h! Gala between Friday, May 10th until Saturday, May 23rd)

April Opening Reception during Second Saturday Art Walk

Saturday, April 11th, 6pm-9pm

May Reception during Second Saturday Art Walk

Saturday May 9th, 6pm-9pm

June Closing Reception during Second Saturday Art Walk

Saturday June 13th, 6pm-9pm


Image: New work from the Detroit studio of Hannah Chalew.

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