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Barbara Gillette Retrospective
Harris Stanton Gallery art exhibition: Barbara Gillette- “Retrospective” Friday, January 15-Saturday, February 13, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday, January 15th- 5:30-8:00pm
The Harris-Stanton Gallery in Akron is celebrating one of our most beloved artists with a career retrospective. Barbara Gillette has been a force in the Ohio art scene for more than 25 years and has been represented by the Harris-Stanton Gallery since 1993. She was the 2011 recipient of the Akron Area Arts Alliance award for Outstanding Visual Artist. She is a member of the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve and her work has been included in shows at The Cleveland Museum of Art, The Butler Museum, Canton Art Institute, The Riffe Gallery in Columbus, Spaces, and The Southern Ohio Museum in Portsmouth.
Barbara works primarily in pastel and derives her drawings directly from the rural landscape of Medina County and her travels across the Midwest. She is extremely concerned with the damage and loss that urban sprawl has brought to her cherished farmlands, and much of her work in the past two decades dealt with this tension between suburban and rural areas. In her newest body of work,View more
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