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Resolution

Emmanuel Gallery's Annual Staff Curated Exhibition
January 2nd - 23rd, 2015
Opening Reception: January 2nd 4-7pm

A series of acts leads to a resolution. It is through these resolutions that lessons are learned, identities formed, systems broken, and histories debated. The determination to commit to these acts end in both failure and success. By considering the processes of resolve, images become clearer and materialize into focus. In Resolution, the audience is given a first person point of view of the study of the construction of an experience through its relationship with objects. These objects become devices that explore complex ideas and use visual culture to discover answers to questions or solutions to conflicts. This phenomenological approach to creating shows the artists intentionality and self-awareness through a myriad of experiences. Throughout the year, we are bombarded with negative images in mass media, but a new year brings a positive attitude and a chance for renewal. Through our interaction with innovative objects- culture moves forward. These artifacts of optimism are seen in Resolution.

Emmanuel Gallery Staff Curators
Domenica Antonucci
Kara Brown
Hans Davis
Hannah Emmons

We invite you to join us on January 2nd from 4-7 pm for an opening reception including an interactive performance of "crafting" with Stephan Herrera. Bring an item of clothing and write down your New Year's resolution if you would like to see the words written or printed onto your clothes. Enjoy some art, crafting, recycling, and intention-setting as we open the New Year and think of our resolutions.

Emmanuel Gallery is a tri-institutional non-profit art space supported by the Community College of Denver, The Metropolitan State University of Denver and the University of Colorado Denver. Gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 10-6 and Saturday, 11-5. For more information please visit our website, Facebook page or call us at 303-556-8337. Emmanuel Gallery is free and open to the public, located in the heart of Auraria Campus in Downtown Denver.