Bonnie Ora Sherk’s Early Art Featured in “State of Mind: New California Art” on View at Bronx Museum of the Arts


State of Mind: New California Art, curated by Constance Lewallen & Karen Moss, part of the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time (PST) exhibition, features early works by Bonnie Ora Sherk.  The exhibit is on view at the Bronx Museum of the Arts in Bronx, NY through September 8, 2013.  During the opening on June 23, the artist, seen below, gave a talk about her early art, including Sitting Still 1,  and how it presaged and informed her current work with the Islais Creek Watershed and A Living Library.


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State of Mind was previously shown at the Orange County Museum of Art in Newport Beach, CA,  Berkeley Art Museum in Berkeley, CA, Belkin Art Gallery in Vancouver, BC,  and Site Santa Fe in Santa Fe, NM.  The exhibition will be in Bronx Museum of the Arts until early September, and then travel to the Smart Art Museum, Chicago, IL. 

Read Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archives Interview with Bonnie Ora Sherk on her work.   See reviews of exhibition in The New York TimesArt in America, and The Brooklyn Rail. Also read a Q & A with Curator, Karen Moss from Blouin Art Info.

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