Date: Mar 25, 2024

Deadline: Jun 19, 2024 - 5:00 pm

A dot is a point in space. A series of dots in a row draws a line. A line can signal an interruption or an end, but it can also extend infinitely in either direction from any point. A flat, two-dimensional surface that has the potential to extend indefinitely between points or lines is a plane. A point, a line, a plane, each is a basic building block of a visual composition. A set of parallel, intersecting lines on a plane is a grid. A grid is a system.

MARY SHANNON WILL exhibits the artist’s use of the dot or pixel, the line, and the grid to make artworks that explore chance colour combinations and nonrepeating patterns within rule-based systems. The exhibition includes twenty-six colourful abstract paintings, drawings, digital prints, and mixed media works on paper produced by the artist between 1987 and 2017.

Together, they provide an intimate glimpse into the artist’s life and work; bright gems oscillating with concentrated energy drawn from her experience of the world.

Curated by Diana Sherlock

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