Indira Freitas Johnson: The Resonance of Emptiness
@ Evanston Art Center
1717 Central St, Evanston, IL 60201
Opening Sunday, October 10th, from 1PM - 4PM
On view through Sunday, November 14th
EXHIBITION DATES: October 9–November 14, 2021
OPENING RECEPTION: Sunday, October 10, 2021 from 1–4pm | Register on Eventbrite.
GALLERY HOURS: Monday¬¬–Friday, 1pm–6pm; Saturday and Sunday, 9am–4pm
THE EVANSTON ART CENTER (EAC) ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF INDIRA FREITAS JOHNSON: THE RESONANCE OF EMPTINESS
The Evanston Art Center is pleased to invite the public to the opening of Indira Freitas Johnson: The Resonance of Emptiness!
In The Resonance of Emptiness, Indira Freitas Johnson explores the concept of emptiness and the interconnectedness of all things. Viewers are offered an aesthetic experience of emptiness and stillness while exploring the shifting distinctions between strength and vulnerability, permanence, and decay, and the extraordinary and mundane.
Award winning artist, Indira Freitas Johnson’s identity has evolved as part sculptor, cultural worker, peace activist and educator. Johnson grew up in Mumbai, India and received undergraduate degrees from Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art, and the University of Bombay and an MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The recipient of numerous grants and awards Johnson has exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is represented in numerous private and public collections including the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art, Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL. Chicago Veteran’s Home, Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan WI. City of Evanston and the Chicago Transit Authority.
Indira Freitas Johnson: The Resonance of Emptiness will be on display in the Evanston Art Center’s Second Floor Gallery + Atrium from October 9 – November 14, 2021. The exhibition and opening reception are free and open to the public. The exhibition is partially supported by the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.
Evanston Art Center, a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization, is dedicated to fostering the appreciation and
expression of the arts among diverse audiences. The Art Center offers extensive and innovative
instruction in broad areas of artistic endeavor through classes, exhibitions, interactive arts activities, and
community outreach initiatives.
Evanston Art Center is located at 1717 Central Street, Evanston, IL. Evanston Art Center Gallery Hours:
Monday–Friday, 1pm–6pm; Saturday and Sunday, 9am–4pm. First and second floor gallery spaces are accessible. Limited free parking is available.
Due to COVID-19 protocol, when arriving at the EAC during our Gallery Hours, all visitors are required to wear face masks. Please adhere to 6′ social distancing requirements when in the gallery space.
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