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Solo exhibit by Artist Debra Lott
September 30-October 30, 2022
Meet the Artist: Friday, September 30, 6-8 p.m. and Sunday, October 2, 2-4 p.m.
1006 East Washington St. 40206 Hours; Friday and Saturday 12-6, Sunday 1-4
I create figurative oil paintings that empower women and reflect upon the human experience. My portfolio includes socially conscious themes including privilege, abuse, marginalization, body image, gender identity and bias. As a feminist artist, my journey is assimilated into my work as well as the shared female experience.
To thread one’s way is defined as: to thread or move through a passage or in-between obstacles.
Our ancestors’ values and beliefs are often obstacles that have impacted our modern identity; my series, Tangled Threads, reveals an ironic visual poetry of connective threads between historic cultures and contemporary women. In the painting, Cotton Threads, the symbolic threads encircling and entangling the subject include the cotton plant, the confederate flag, African textile patterns and yellow ribbons symbolizing the bonds and chains of slavery.