Mar 1st 2020

Deirdre Fox: Drawing Lines of Poetry

@ Riverside Arts Center

32 E Quincy St, Riverside, IL 60546

Opening Sunday, March 1st, from 3PM - 6PM

On view through Saturday, May 2nd

Deirdre Fox puts physical objects to abstract use in visual poems. She has been working closely with scavenged materials, found objects, and regenerated patterns to create site-responsive installations.

Fox’s receptive and fluid approach to materials and space is like a form of visual poetry. “I turn trash into visual poems, making work that appears disposable, but is not. My drawing materials are disposable plastic bags, bottles, scraps, and other detritus. I fold, crochet, knit, weave, and assemble these materials to be points, lines, and volumes held together by the site and light in which they are situated.”

Curator Yoonshin Park is a Chicago based multimedia artist working with sculptural papers, artist books, and installations. She received her M.A. and M.F.A. in Interdisciplinary Book and Paper Arts from Columbia College Chicago. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally.

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