Barbed Wire and Picket Fences

April 9 - May 5, 2016

6-8pm

Featuring the artwork of Charlotta Janssen and Phillip Thomas.

Meet celebrated German American artist, Charlotta Janssen at the opening night of her solo exhibition, “Barbed Wire and Picket Fences” featuring her unique mixed media collage work.

In 2009, the first black president of the United States was sworn into office. This historic event was a catalyst for German American artist, Charlotta Janssen, to visually thank participants of the civil rights movement for their work and dedication that made this moment possible. Janssen specifically honors the Bus Boycotters from 1956 and Freedom Riders from 1961.The artist’s goals are to transport the viewer back to this moment in time, to create a living history and bring awareness to a collective consciousness where segregation seemed normal and fighting it was a daunting task.

Read the New Yorker article on Civility

Watch Charlotta Janssen share her creative process and talk to Oprah about what inspired her to paint canvases of the Freedom Riders

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Under the Rose (Sub rosa) – Limited Edition Unframed Print

19.3 x 20 in | 49 x 50.8 cm

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The Avarice Colony – Limited Edition Unframed Print

25.7 x 20 in | 65.3 x 50.8 cm

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Starla – Limited Edition Unframed Print

20 x 20 in | 50.8 x 50.8 cm

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Forage – Limited Edition Unframed Print

25 x 20 in | 63.5 x 50.8 cm

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Scavengers – Limited Edition Unframed Print

25.3 x 13 in | 64.3 x 33 cm

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Exit of the May Queen – Limited Edition Unframed Print

14 x 14 in | 35.6 x 35.6 cm

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Whirlwind – Second Limited Edition Unframed Print

24 x 20 in | 61 x 50.8 cm

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The Visitors – Second Limited Edition Unframed Print

20 x 24.7 in | 50.8 x 62.7 cm

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The Cape – Second Limited Edition Unframed Print

20 x 28 in | 50.8 x 71.1 cm

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Pheasant Keeper – Second Limited Edition Unframed Print

20 x 26.6 in | 50.8 x 67.7 cm

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Choctaw of Mississippi

24" x 30" / 61 x 76.2cm
Oil on Canvas

Milayla

14" x 14" / 35.6 x 35.6cm
Casein on Canvas

Apple of My Eye – Second Limited Edition Unframed Print

20 x 24 in | 50.8 x 61 cm

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In the Distance – Second Limited Edition Unframed Print

20 x 20 in | 50.8 x 50.8 cm

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Sojourn – Second Limited Edition Unframed Print

24 x 20 in | 61 x 50.8 cm

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Light Keepers – Second Limited Edition Unframed Print

20 x 24 in | 50.8 x 61 cm

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Low Tide – Limited Edition Unframed Print

30 x 20 in | 76.2 x 50.8 cm

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Icelander – Limited Edition Unframed Print

25 x 20 in | 63.5 x 50.8 cm

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Sprung

26.5 x 20 in | 67.3 x 50.8 cm

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Pecking Order – Second Limited Edition Unframed Print

20 x 16 in | 50.8 x 40.6 cm

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Turn Starboard

16 x 12 in | 40.6 x 30.5 cm

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Aurora Serenate

20" x 16" / 50.8 x 40.6cm
Watercolor on Clay Panel

Sound of Home

6" x 6" / 15.2 x 15.2cm
Watercolor on Clay Panel

The Eyes Tell The Story (Diptych)

48" x 72" / 121.9 x 182.9cm
Oil and Acrylic on Canvass

The Seamstress

36" x 24" / 91.4 x 61cm
Oil on Panel

Boogie Man

30" x 39" / 76.2 x 99.1cm
Oil on Panel

The Ghost

36" x 24" / 91.4 x 61cm
Oil on Panel

Schema of Suspects

66" x 61" / 167.6 x 154.9cm
Mixed Media 3 Piece Installation

Rococo

36" x 24" / 91.4 x 61cm
Oil on Panel

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