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Artist Reception & Talk: Liana Owad

Sat. Feb 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Come visit Liana’s beautiful show, “Layered Perspective”, in the Waterville Public Library’s Carnegie Art Gallery any time during library hours! Join us the afternoon of February 1st to meet the artist who made it possible and learn about what inspired the exhibit!
Reception: 12-2pm
Artist Talk: 1pm
This event and exhibit are free and open to the public.
Artist Statement & Bio:
Pennsylvania born, Liana Owad is an artist working with traditional and contemporary mediums to create sculptures and works on paper. She is currently based in Waterville, Maine and is the sculpture studio technician at Maine College of Art. Owad received her MFA in 2014 from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and her BFA in 2010 from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. Owad is a strong advocate for the maker movement and has helped launch two maker spaces, Nebraska Innovation Studio, and the Chesapeake Arts Center MakerSpace. She has been an instructor in sculpture, drawing, and on the proper tool and equipment use at the university level and non-profit art centers. Owad has spent the past two years living and working in Okinawa, Japan.
The body of work in “Layer Perspective” is a selection of wood block prints made while living abroad. With these works Owad is exploring the domestic space and addresses the ideas of comfort and confinement in the home.
FMI: Call 873-5433, or email librarian@watervillelibrary.org


Sat. Feb 1
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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