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Intimate and Universal Stories
Featuring Ceramicist Margaret Keelan and Mixed Media Artist Dawn Southworth

January 19, 2008 - February 10, 2008

Margaret Keelan  

My figurative sculptures confront issues of immortality, decay, beauty, aging and innocence.The faces are based on 19th c. dolls, yet their contemporary styling and decayed surfaces disconnect them from time and place.What was once clean and crisp has given way to something more complex and textured.Set with snakes, hummingbirds, butterflies and strawberries, the figures hint at a narrative of natural and magical forces.