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We'd like to officially congratulate the 14 artists that were most recently selected by our Registry Advisory Committee to join the Locate Arts Artist Registry. Check out their work below! MOLLY BARNES DWAYNE BUTCHER SYDNI GAUSE HOLLY MAILEY KELLY PAULA KOVARIK MARY LAUBE MARK MCLEOD ERICA MENDOZA GARY MONROE CARL E. MOORE SISAVANH PHOUTHAVONG-HOUGHTON ALEXANDRA SUTTON AGGIE TOPPINS CODY TUMBLIN

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There are two important themes in my photographic work. The first is the evolving relationship between memory in contemporary culture and the technologies of photographic image production. I examine photographic representation of specific political and cultural histories. These representations include photographic archives and related artifacts, which I treat as material to produce new images and installations. The second theme is an effort to challenge traditional modes of photographic representation. The goal is to explore the photographic image beyond its frame,...

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I am interested in the constant flux of the visual world. Through common distortions of light, shadow, and atmosphere the familiar becomes abstracted and unfamiliar. Thus - for a fleeting moment - the mundane transforms into the sublime. Heather Hartman, Studio Visit, December 2017 Heather Hartman, Studio Visit, December 2017 My work explores how these phenomena affect my own sense of perception and physical location through a material-driven painting process. Using reductive abstraction, I synthesize the transient elements of my surroundings into...

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