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Layers Exhibition by Anja Studer, Opening Reception at cre8ery

  • cre8ery 125 Adelaide Street, 2nd Floor Winnipeg Canada (map)

Gallery Hours: Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri 12-6pm; Sat 12-5pm, exhibition closes May 22, 2018 6pm.

We all have different aspects to our personalities. They can be the result of the roles we play in our personal lives and in our careers or just be the fundamental traits we were born with. Over time, we end up becoming complex human beings with many layers just like a Russian nesting doll. We put on masks and hide behind them for protection, disguise, performance or entertainment. By realizing that we are all the same, complex beings wearing different masks, we can learn to feel empathy for each other. Is the goal to chip away the different layers to truly see somebody or is it those different layers and imperfections that make us into who we are – complex and beautiful?

This exhibition is a continued exploration of human existence and a natural evolution from my solo exhibitions titled “Home Sweet Home” and “Perception”. This new series of work consists of mixed media paintings, clay sculptures and wooden nesting dolls. More info here.