Thursday, April 12, 2018

Two New Exhibits to Open at UNO-St. Claude Gallery

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Two new exhibitions from University of New Orleans fine arts graduate students Ruth Owens and Natalie Woodlock will open at the UNO-St. Claude Gallery with a reception on Saturday, April 14 from 6-9 p.m.

Owens’ exhibition, titled “Baby Love,” uses film and oil painting to explore her familial experiences from the viewpoint of her German and African ancestry in a fluid sensory experience of racial identity and separation.

Woodlock’s “Secret Society” exhibit explores queer subjectivity and subculture through a series of portraits and sculpture influenced by pop culture, status and history. A special event will be held on Sunday, May 6 from 4-6 p.m. at the gallery to celebrate the launching of a book that accompanies a piece by Woodlock featured in the exhibition.

These shows will run concurrently though May 6 with regular gallery hours on Saturday and Sunday from 12-5 p.m. The gallery is located at 2429 St. Claude Ave.