Jody Servon and Lorene Delany-Ullman, Boone, NC
December 1, 2014 – February 2, 2015
Opening Reception, Thursday, December 4 from 6-8 p.m.
Saved is an ongoing photographic and poetic exploration of the human experience of life, death, and memory. The project considers how memories of the dead become rooted in everyday objects, and how objects convey those memories to the living.
Jody Servon’s art projects include installations, drawings, photographs, sculptures, video andsocial experiments. Her work has appeared in exhibitions, screenings and as public projects in the US, Canada, and China. Servon participated in residencies at Vermont Studio Center, Atlantic Center for the Arts, the Contemporary Artists Center, Super G Experiential Residency and was a conceptual artist in residence for the Town of Clayton in North Carolina in 2012. Articles and reviews have appeared in: The New York Times, Sun Sentinel, The Palm Beach Post, The Miami Herald, Arizona Daily Star and The Winston Salem Journal. Servon’s work was featured in Issue 70 of New American Paintings, Issue 50/51 of Artful Dodge, and selections from Saved appeared in Issue 74 of AGNI Magazine. Servon currently lives and works in Boone, NC.
Lorene Delany-Ullman is a native Californian, and received her MFA in English from the University of California, Irvine. She formerly worked as a technical writer for the Boeing Company and Impulse Research, a public opinion and marketing research firm. Her book of prose poems, Camouflage for the Neighborhood, was the winner of the 2011 Sentence Award, and published by Firewheel Editions in January 2013. She currently teaches composition at University of California, Irvine.