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Friday, August 3, 5:30-8PM
The Amy E. Tarrant Gallery at the Flynn Center present an exhibition of Bolton artist Alison Bechdel’s artwork that spans her career so far. The exhibit features work from Dykes to Watch Out For, Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic (2006), and her recently-published graphic novel, Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama.
Friday, August 3, 5-9PM | The Backspace Gallery
A dog and pony show once referred to a small traveling circus that toured through small towns and rural areas featuring performing dogs and ponies as the main attraction. The Backspace Gallery is running with this idea by taking art that features these beloved creatures and making them the main attraction this August.
Friday, August 10, 6PM | Helen Day Art Center
Dusty Boynton’s solo exhibition in the East Gallery features large-scale paintings, works on paper, and structured reliefs. Her work is humorous, aggresive, sad, and joyful, but most of all it is emotive. Packed with personality, the cutout figures exist between carefree childlike drawings and psychosomatic studies. Her portraits balance the line between opposing emotions, causing a visceral response in the viewer.
Friday, August 3, 5-7PM
In her paintings, Deb uses natural light and numerous layers of dry pastels to capture and define her work and to transcend the original shades she lays down at the start. Still Life, Landscapes and Stuffed Animals is a collection of colorful, Impressionistic-style paintings that will draw the viewer into a connection with each subject.