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Women’s Work, Women’s Wisdom at Mesa Art Center

It doesn’t matter what time period we are in women have issues! Six female artists from Arizona use materials and symbolism associated with femininity to present their individual perspective on their roles as women at Mesa Arts Center from June 10 – August 7, 2011.

Women's Work, Women's Wisdom at Mesa Art Center

Kristin Bauer
“Becoming Anne”
Acrylic, graphite, ink and oil on upholstery fabric

Women's Work, Women's Wisdom at Mesa Art Center

Jane Kelsey-Mapel
“Domestic Futility”
Porcelaineous stoneware with underglazes, wood and mixed media

Women's Work, Women's Wisdom at Mesa Art Center

Kaori Takamura
“the STREET”
Acrylic on canvas, stitching, iron stand

Women's Work, Women's Wisdom at Mesa Art Center

Kaori Fujitani

  1. monica (Reply) on Saturday 30, 2011

    Glad you posted this. I enjoyed the exhibition…..such great variety of work.

  2. Lisa Marie Sipe (Reply) on Saturday 30, 2011

    Monica – it was nice to see former eye lounge members made up a 1/3 of the show!

  3. […] The final exhibition was from Mesa Contemporary Art’s Permanent Collection entitled “A Wink & A Nod”. The exhibition was a compliment to “Messin’ with the Masters” as the pieces selected were in some way influenced by artists throughout Art History. This exhibition is a bit special to me because a the tail-end of my internship at MCA, I had the chance to co-curate this exhibition with the Registrar. It was an awesome experience to be able to go through the curating process and it was exciting to see the exhibition set up! Below is a piece called Becoming Annie by local Arizona artist Kristin Bauer whom I had the unexpected pleasure of meeting at Scottsdale Contemporary Art Museum’s Good ‘N Plenty + SPARK event. Image taken from Lisa Marie Sipe […]