Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Within State Lines II - Jennifer Onofrio Fornes

Within State Lines II
Exhibition dates: October 9, 2010 - January 8, 2011
Featuring: Jennifer Onofrio Fornes (Augusta), Stefanie Jackson (Athens), Marcus Kenney (Savannah), Kwan Young Lee (Alpharetta) & Philip Morsberger (Augusta)

ABOUT Within State Lines II
To further MOCA GA's mission to support contemporary artists from the entire state of Georgia, Director, Annette Cone-Skelton traveled to four cities: Alpharetta, Athens, Augusta, & Savannah, in order to curate an exhibition of artists from those cities, most have never shown at MOCA GA. A number of these artists were recommended by arts leaders in their communities, including Bill Eiland at The Georgia Museum of Art in Athens; Kevin Grogan at the Morris Museum of Art in Augusta; and Steven High, at the Telfair Museum of Art in Savannah.

ABOUT Jennifer Onofrio Fornes
Jennifer Onofrio Fornes is a mixed media artist based out of a primary studio in Augusta, GA. She received her MFA from the University of California and her BFA from the University of Wisconsin in Madison. She currently teaches at Augusta State University, where she has also been the recipient of several Faculty Research and Development Grants. A selection of her solo exhibitions to date have been at The Arts Center in St. Petersburg, FL; The Mary Pauline Gallery and The Gertrude Herbert Instiutute of Art in Augusta, GA; and Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art in Kansas City, MO. The work in this exhibition was recently featured as part of a two-person exhibition, “Arabesque” with her mother at the Flaten Art Museum at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN.

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