Local artist Margaret Curtis featured in ‘Uncharted Waters’ exhibit

Published 5:28 pm Friday, October 21, 2011

Painting by Margaret Curtis

Local artist, Margaret Curtis of Tryon will be on exhibit as Flood Gallery Fine Arts Center and Bold Life Magazine bring together nine contemporary artists from Western North Carolina for the exhibit “Uncharted Waters.” The exhibit runs Nov. 6 – 30 at Flood Gallery in the Phill Mechanic building, 109 Roberts St., Asheville, N.C.
Curtis was represented for 10 years by P.P.O.W. Gallery in New York City. Her work has been exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum of Art and The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh. She was included in “The Figure: Another Side of Modernism” at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center and “Bad Girls” at The New Museum in New York and other major group shows. She has also shown at Zolla Lieberman Gallery in Chicago, The Huntington Beach Art Center in California and Salama Caro Gallery of London. She taught painting at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, N.Y.
Curtis is the recipient of the Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship, Yale Summer School of Art and the Predmore Award from Duke University.
The opening reception will be Nov. 5 from 7 – 10 p.m.
For more information, contact Jolene Mechanic at jolene99@bellsouth.net.
– article submitted by Flood Gallery

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