Westobou presents Seeds: The third annual exhibition of small works priced at an affordable $300 or less featuring fourteen emerging local and regional artists. A variety of media will be on display.
The name, Seeds, celebrates the history of the building, the budding careers of the exhibiting artists and the cultivation of meaningful relationships with the community.
Dec. 1- Opening Reception // 5-8 PM
Feb. 2- Closing Talk with juror, Rachel Reese
Rachel Reese is Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at Telfair Museums in Savannah, GA. She is a curator, arts writer, and independent publisher. Reese holds an MFA from City College New York, CUNY. Reese has held positions at Atlanta Contemporary, Fleisher/Ollman Gallery in Philadelphia; Deitch Projects, Petzel Gallery and Andrew Kreps Gallery in New York. As an arts writer, Reese was the former editor of BURNAWAY Magazine in Atlanta, and her writing and artist interviews appear in BOMB Daily, Temporary Art Review,TWELV Magazine, and ART PAPERS, among others. She has taught Critical Issues art courses at PAFA in Philadelphia and Georgia State University in Atlanta. At Telfair Museums, Reesecurated the State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now traveling exhibition, along with solo exhibitions with Nick Cave, William Wegman, Jennifer Levonian, and Adela Goldbard.Her 2017 exhibitions include a group exhibition titled Generation with Iraqi-Canadian artists Sawsan AlSaraf, Sundus Abdul Hadi and Tamara Abdul Hadi, and a forthcoming project withTriple Candie titled Kirk Varnedoe: In the Middle at the Modern, and 2018 exhibitions with Carrie Mae Weems, and Atlanta-based Paul Stephen Benjamin.