Expressive Parts: A Body of Collage Work by Heather Bryant will be presented at Selden Arcade in Norfolk, VA April 4–26, with an opening reception on Friday, April 4, 5:00 – 7:00pm. For this show, Heather uses a variety of media to create a combination of human and animal creatures. She’s currently an Adjunct Professor teaching Drawing Composition and Introduction to Lithography. She received her MFA from the NSU/ODU Joint Program of Visual Studies in 2006. She has been a recipient of the Virginia Museum Fellowship, the Saunder’s Memorial Graduate Scholarship from Old Dominion University, and has received Graduate Fellowships from Norfolk State University. Her work has been exhibited in the 21st Parkside National Small Print Exhibition at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, America’s 2000: Paper Works 2007 at the Northwest Art Center in North Dakota, Harnett Biennial of American Prints at the University of Richmond Museums, Paper in Particular at Columbia College, National Printmaking 2006 at the College of New Jersey, and Art on Paper at the Maryland Federation of Art. Her work has been included in the K.Caraccio Print Collection in New York, The Special Collections of the Art Museum of Estonia, and the Print Collection of The School of Art at the University of Whales.
The exhibition will continue through with a poetry reading entitled “The Word Heard…Ekphrastic at the Selden” by the Chesapeake Bay Poets on April 22, 7 PM – 8:30 PM and a Collage Workshop on April 26, 2:00–4:00pm. If you are interested in participating in the workshop please contact Heather at firstname.lastname@example.org.