Opening Reception: Friday, October 17 from 7pm to 9pm
The exhibition runs October 17 – November 23, 2014.
There will be a curator talk on Saturday, November 15 at 2pm.
WPA presents Strange Bedfellows, a group exhibition featuring artists whose work touches on intimacy in complex and unexpected ways. Please join them for the opening of this exhibition which explores the way proximity to others-whether physical, emotional, or intellectual-shapes our individual identities, civic life, technological development, and physical spaces.
- Ingrid Burrington (Brooklyn, NY)
- Bean Gilsdorf (San Francisco, CA)
- Katie Hargrave (Chattanooga, TN)
- Leslie Holt (Hyattsville, MD)
- Benjamin Kelley (Baltimore, MD)
- Jennifer Levonian (Philadelphia, PA)
- A. Moon (Silver Spring, MD)
- Sebastian Martorana (Baltimore, MD),
- Dustin Nelson (Astoria, NY)
- Jacob Rhodes (Brooklyn, NY)
- Stephanie Williams (Alexandria, VA)
- Jenny Walton (Washington, DC)
About the Curator
Blair Murphy is a curator, writer, and cultural worker based in New York City and a 2014-2015 Helena Rubenstein Curatorial Fellow of the Whitney Independent Study Program. Before moving to New York, she spent seven years in Washington, DC working as an administrative jack-of-all-trades for various arts organizations, including Washington Project for the Arts (WPA), DC Arts Center (DCAC), and Provisions Library. She was Program Director at WPA from 2011 to 2013 and a curator with Sparkplug, an artist collective sponsored by DCAC, from 2008 through 2011. As a member of the collective BFAMFAPhD she collaborates with other concerned cultural workers to examine the impact of debt and precarity on the lives of creative people. She holds a BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art and an MA from Georgetown University.
About VisArts at Rockville
VisArts is a non-profit arts center dedicated to engaging the community in the arts through educational programming, gallery exhibitions and a resident artist program. More information: www.visartsatrockville.org
VisArts at Rockville is located at 155 Gibbs Street, Rockville, MD. For more information visit www.wpadc.org.