Free and open to all
We open the Clayman Institute's 2007-08 art season with a solo exhibition by San Francisco based artist Melanie Lacy Kusters. Trained as a photographer, Lacy Kusters works in what might be called an expanded field of photography, using techniques inspired by photography to create sculpture and installation based work that engages with questions of domesticity, the body, and the abject intimacy of everyday settings. The exhibition at Serra House includes a series of home-maed pillows that Lacy Kusters has embroidered, using her own hair as thread, with loosely outlined drawings based on family photographs. She explores the fine line between bodies and objects, revealing the way our environments come to function as documents of the most intimate details of our own personal histories. We guarantee that this is one exhibit that will make you stop and look! Artist reception on Thursday October 25 at 5:30pm.