Chase the Tear @ NIAD

East bay Express

DeWitt Chung liked the show and named check a bunch of artists

Timothy Buckwalter

Shattering the conventions that have until now segregated artists with disabilities from their mainstream contemporaries, Chase The Tear blends more than 50 works culled from artists and galleries across the country with those from the National Institute of Art and Disabilities studio program. Organized by artist Timothy Buckwalter, Chase The Tear is on view June 20 through August 19, 2011 at NIAD’s gallery, 551 23rd Street in Richmond. Opening reception is Saturday, June 25 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm. For more information please telephone (510) 620-0326 or visit www.niadart.org.

Composed of paintings, sculptures and works on paper, Chase The Tear is a reflection on Beth Gibbons’ alluring croon and fractured lyrical impressionism heard in Portishead’s song of the same name. The exhibition features work from Val Britton, Cederick Brooks, Jeremy Burleson, Kristi Dean, Luis Estrada, Sam Gant, Brent Hallard, James Ham, Heather Hamann, Willie Harris, Shana Harper, Scott Hewicker, Chris Johanson, Jeffrey Cortland Jones, Michael Macfeat, Ann Meade, Philip King, Rosita Pardo, Tony Pedemonte, Dean Smith, Rochelle Peterson, Wendell Singleton, Lisa Solomon, Micke Tong, Rebecca Whipple, Billy White and Douglas Witmer.

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