The exhibition, Pattern, which interprets the theme “pattern” using any conceptual framework desired is on view May 13th - June 10th in the Duke Gallery at Community Arts Center, 414 Plush Mill Road, Wallingford. An artist reception will be held on Sunday, May 21st with light refreshments and beverages from 2 – 4 p.m. During the reception cash prizes for Best of Show, Second and Third place selected by Juror Heather Ujiie will be presented to winning artists. Also opening on May 21st is Kimberly Hoechst, oil paintings, on the BeaDazzle Gallery Wall. Receptions and exhibits are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m. - 7:30 p.m., Friday – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Saturday – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Pattern runs through June 10th.
Featuring two dimensional pieces of artwork including mixed media, wall sculpture, hand-pulled prints, photography and digital art, Pattern was juried by artist and educator, Heather Ujiie. Ujiie has over 15 years of experience as a textile designer, designing printed textiles for the high-end home furnishing market in New York City. She serves as an adjunct professor, teaching across disciplines, including textile design at Moore College of Art & Design and Philadelphia University. Her textile art installations have been exhibited in The Hunterdon Museum of Art, The Racine Art Museum, and at the prestigious Wind Challenge Award Exhibition at the Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial Museum. Her work has also been included in exhibitions in the Cleveland Museum of Art, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, The Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, and The Philadelphia International Airport.