Lacie Williamson – “Garbage and the Beautiful Embrace”

Venue:  MIWSFPA
Time: Friday 7:30-9:30pm; Saturday 2:30-4:30pm; Saturday 10-12am; Sunday 2-4pm
Category:  RHIZOMES
City of Origin:  Niagara Region
Price:  $20 or Festival Pass

SNAPSHOT:

We invite you to walk amongst societal reflection and let go of your emotional baggage!

ABOUT:

Experience an accumulation of emotional baggage left behind while learning to appreciate yourself as a unique piece of living art! An evolution of Being Human, a three-day installation at In the Soil 2016 that asked people to reflect and leave behind a confession, the concept has evolved to encourage personal growth among participants.

“Thank you for breaking open my heart and allowing me to leave it behind in your studio, I feel stronger because of it.” -Anonymous visitor to the 24 James St. Studio Gallery

ARTISTS:

Lacie Williamson (Conceptual Artist) is an award-winning visual artist, writer and arts educator at 4Cats Arts Studio in St. Catharines. She also teaches independent classes across southern Ontario and is chair of the River Arts Festival, a 2-week multidisciplinary celebration of the arts in Dunnville each November.

Melody Sargent (Conceptual Artist) is a self-taught visual artist focusing on abstract expressionism. Melody fundraises for social development programs for grassroots organizations locally and around the globe.

WARNINGS:

Potential mature or explicit language or subject matter. Trigger warning.