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Gallery Exhibit: Sima Amid-Wewetzer
- Exhibit runs
- July 14 - August 26, 2016
- SMAC Gallery
- 114 North Third Street
Marshall, MN 56258
OPEN MONDAY – FRIDAY
8:00 AM – 12:00 NOON
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
*Artist Reception & Exhibit Opening: Artist Reception on Thursday, July 14, 2016 from 5-7 PM — with special music & poetry by “The Kaybees featuring Saara Myrene Raappana” from 5:30 – 6:30 PM
The Kaybees featuring Saara Myrene Raappana are electronic musicians David KelseyBassett and Oak Kelsey along with poet Saara Myrene Raappana. Expect adjective objectives, noun sounds, reverbbed verbs, exclamation coloration. jazz & groove colored words.
She says that the natural surroundings and landscapes of Minnesota have influenced her artwork; she has recently been concentrating on abstract landscapes. This has allowed Amid-Wewetzer to become one with her surroundings, which she says creates a relaxed and joyful environment for herself and for others viewing her work.
"The ideas in my work are healing, peace, freedom, and unique creativity," says Amid-Wewetzer. "I like to create large sizes, and that helps me to feel the freedom I am always looking for. Most of my works are happy colors with lots
Amid-Wewetzer has been part of multiple exhibitions from New York, to the Iranian Culture Show in Beverly Hills, to the Sun City Museum of Art in Arizona. Her work was published in International Contemporary Masters in 2012, and she received an Honorable Mention Award in the Arta Vita International Competition in 2015. Sima Amid-Wewetzer received an Individual Artist grant from SMAC in 2013 and 2014.
The public is invited to visit the SMAC art gallery for a reception from 5:00 - 7:00 pm on Thursday, July 14, 2016. Enjoy live music by The Kaybees featuring Saara Myrene Raappana during the reception.