Virtual Exhibit: Portraits in Refuge
15 artists share expressions of isolation, anxiety, peace, beauty and optimism during our pandemic. Curated by Karen Smigliani
This exhibition showcases 34 works by 15 UVA member artists. Curator Karen Smigliani states that the "...artists share expressions of isolation, anxiety, peace, beauty and optimism during our pandemic." Here is a sampling of statements from six of the artists:
The 15 artists include Nancer Ballard, Linda Clave, Anita Helen Cohen, Robin Dawkins, Gary Deuhr, Sara Gately, Bob Greene, April Jakubec, Madeline Lee, Niki Li, Pauline Lim, Elisandra Lopes, Ruth Rieffanaugh, Cesar Rodrigues, and Diane Sheridan.
Karen Smigliani, of Newton, Massachusetts, is a Founding Member of Unbound Visual Arts (UVA) and member of the Council of Advisors. She has curated several group and solo exhibits with UVA. She holds a BFA from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.
Unbound Visual Arts (UVA) is a 7-year-old local 501(c)(3) non-profit organization of artists and art enthusiasts based in Allston-Brighton. UVA enriches the community with educational and inspiring art exhibitions and programs.