Curated exhibition features works exploring overstimulation, excessiveness and bombardment
McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) will open Too Much of Too Much: Overstimulated, Overexposed, and Overextended on June 14, 2018 in the Bullock | Hitt Gallery at MPA@ChainBridge (1446 Chain Bridge Road, McLean). The Opening Exhibition Reception will be held Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 7:00 until 9:00 pm.
Juried by Independent Curator Laura Roulet, Too Much of Too Much features works by mid-Atlantic artists whose works explore the ideas of overstimulation, excessiveness and bombardment, be it through too much information, activity, expectation, or by any other means.
“The juror has chosen 17 artists who approach the concept of ‘Too Much of Too Much’ in many different ways,” said Nancy Sausser, MPA Exhibitions Director. “It’s fascinating to see the diversity of approaches to this timely and universal concern, and the resulting exhibit is surprisingly and unexpectedly calming.”
Too Much of Too Much features works by artists including:
- Julia Bloom
- Travis Childers
- Delna Dastur
- Kimberly DiNatale
- Ed Dolinger
- N.N. Dwyer
- Jacob Lahah
- Harry Mayer
- Ceci Cole McInturff
- Frank Phillips
- Judith Pratt
- Alberto Roblest
- Jean Sausele-Knodt
- Qin Tan
- Elizabeth Vorlicek
- Alice Whealin
Juror Laura Roulet is an independent curator and writer, specializing in contemporary and Latin American art. Ms. Roulet was one of five international curators chosen for the citywide public arts project, 5 x 5, a major initiative sponsored by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities in 2012. She has organized exhibitions in Mexico, Puerto Rico and the U.S., including the OAS Art Museum of the Americas, the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, the Mexican Cultural Institute Artisphere, IA&A at Hillyer, Project 4, Fusebox and the DCArts Center.
Too Much of Too Much runs June 12 through August 18, 2018 in the Bullock | Hitt Gallery at MPA@ChainBridge. For more information or to RSVP for the opening exhibition reception, visit mpaart.org.
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McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) is one of the mid-Atlantic region’s most respected contemporary visual arts organizations. MPA provides high-quality art exhibitions showcasing the work of established and emerging artists, educational programs, art classes, MPAartfest, summer STEAM camp, and ArtReach, an award-winning program serving students in grades K – 12, seniors, and individuals with special needs. For more information, visit www.mpaart.org.