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Arts

4x4: Midwest Invitational Exhibition

sep 21

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Recurring Event

Photo courtesy Springfield Art Museum

Event Details


DATE:
Sep 21, 2018
This event recurs daily, until Nov 18, 2018

TIME:
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

LOCATION:
Springfield Art Museum
1111 E Brookside Dr.
Springfield, MO
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COST:
Free

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The biennial Four by Four 2018: Midwest Invitational Exhibition recognizes and encourages artists working in all media who reside in the four-state region of Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Kansas. The exhibit features work by four artists – one from each state – who will each exhibit a body of work. This year's artists will include Shawn Bitters (Kansas), Jason Cytacki (Oklahoma), Dawn Holder (Arkansas) and Meghan Rowswell (Missouri). A special juror of awards is tasked with designating a $3,000 cash prize to one artist for their body of work. This year's juror of awards is Jennifer Scanlan, Curatorial and Exhibitions Director at Oklahoma Contemporary in Oklahoma City. 

The 2018 edition of Four by Four will present four unique investigations into landscape, ranging from explorations into the character of the Midwestern/near Western landscape, to personifications of Earth's geologic structures, and an examination of the unsettling and disturbing signs of localized climate change. These interactions will span media including textiles, printmaking, ceramics, and painting. An exhibition catalog will be available.