Deep Flash: Art and Transformation

September 5- October 14, 2018

Gibbs Street Gallery

Kaplan Gallery

Common Ground Gallery

Concourse Gallery

In celebration of their 30th anniversary, VisArts presents an exhibition in four galleries that explores the power of visual art to transform. Thirteen curators, many who have played a critical role in the history of VisArts, selected a single work of art or a small curated group of artworks by multiple artists that address art’s ability to shift social, cultural, or personal forms.

Curators: Cynthia Connolly, Judy Greenberg, Fletcher Mackey, J.W. Mahoney, Jacqueline Maria Milad, Andrea Pollan, Jack Rasmussen, Laura Roulet, José Ruiz, Nancy Sausser, Lynn Silverman, ⎮'sindikit⎮ (Zoë Charlton and Tim Doud)

Artists include: Linn Meyers, Joe Shannon, Shané Gooding, Stephen Hayes, Frank Hallam Day, Elsabe Dixon, Ashley Culver, Guy Miller, Jean Jinho Kim, Elizabeth Zvonar, Alex Ebstein, The Punk Rock Flier and Zines (from the archives of Cynthia Connolly, Dischord records at the University of Maryland at College Park), bees, Rachel Rottenberg, Judit Varga, Foon Sham, Evan Reed, Allan Rosenbaum.

Panel Discussion- Sunday, October 7, 1:00 – 3:00 PM, Beall-Dawson House in 42 West Middle Lane, Rockville, Maryland. Discussion on beekeeping, pollination, and the intersection of living systems with art. Special guests to be announced. Parking available on the street and in a small nearby parking lot.