Wednesday, January 4, 2017

The Box Gallery Spotlight: Curator Lee Ann Lester taps Sarah Knouse to show work at ART FLORIDA 2017 at The Box Gallery

SPOTLIGHT: Lee Ann Lester
 to show Sarah Knouse at ART FLORIDA 2017 
The Curators Choices
Jan.7-28, 2017

"In the Heart of the West Palm Beach Cultural Corridor"
811 Belvedere Road
West Palm Beach, Florida 33405

West Palm Beach- The Box Gallery is proud to announce that Lee Ann Lester will be presenting the work of Sarah Knouse as her choice for the Art Florida 2017 Curators Choices Exhibition. The Box Gallery will be host to a VIP reception for the curators and their selected artists on 
Friday, January 20, 2017 at 7 p.m. RSVP
ART FLORIDA 2017 CURATORS CHOICES was organized by Rolando Chang-Barrero to emphasises the importance and impact that Bruce Helander, Paul Fisher, Jane Hart, Lee Ann Lester, Marisa J.Pascucci, Noor Blazekovic and Debby Coles-Dobay have on the maturation and the vitality of the art and culture scene of South Florida.

Lee Ann Lester 
Director: Next Level Fairs, ArtPalmBeach, Concept Art Fair,  Art Boca Raton, SeaFair Miami.

Sarah Knouse

Sarah Knouse (Artist Statement)

Through my art making practice I explore themes of ornamentation and superficial grandeur as they occur at a domestic scale. I often combine notions of quotidian household surroundings with those of the ephemeral and surreal. My fascination in our culture’s relationship with decoration and surface treatment plays a large role in my work. Furthered by my experiences as a faux-finish painter and interior designer in the suburbs of Philadelphia, I am intrigued by the interactions that we as individuals cultivate with our private spaces and possessions. Aside from adding aesthetic appeal, the objects and processes we utilize to embellish our personal spaces allow us to in some ways author our own identities and histories, project distinct ideals, and even express our economic or social aspirations. I am curious about the place where these constructed ideals and fantasies make contact with real life. 

More Spotlights and Sneak Peeks into Art Florida 2017 coming soon!

The Artists:
J. Steven Manolis, Patrick Willard, Andy Marx, Dana Donaty, Karla Walter, 
Carin Wagner, Sarah Knouse, Stefan Radu Cretu, and Jon Glaser 

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