In 2007, Cindy Kane began work on The Helmet Project that evolved as a natural progression of her respect for journalists and the desire to create a visual tribute to their work. Kane envisioned a memorial monument created by an installation circle of 50 used steel military helmets, suspended, floating in space, each a stand-in portrait for a specific journalist.
In Rhyming The Lines, Tanya Hartman surrounds and embraces the viewer with an evocative, intensely hand-embroidered, written and painted environment. Hartman says, "Sewing into paper, writing, and recollecting upon paper, stippling paper, and agitating paper with ink and needle, creates an obsessive surface quality that acts as a metaphor formemory itself, and for memory's tendency to agitate, to poke and to be embellished."
Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Starts: Jan. 8. Continues through Feb. 27, 2010