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Exhibitionista: “Home Sick”

February 25, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - April 1, 2021 @ 5:00 pm


Feel the Art Effect with a new show: Home Sick

“Home sick or sick of home? This exhibition shares work that captures how the tumultuous events of 2020 have shaped personal experiences and artistic practice and explores how the phrase “Home Sick” can take on multiple meanings in today’s revolutionary climate.”

I am excited to take part in this innovative exhibition at The Art Effect at the Trolly Barn Gallery, showing:
BedTime Story. This work features faces created from clay and gifted to me by my Mom, the ceramicist Judy Disman. Thus this exhbition theme, and concept of “home”, and “home sick” holds a very deep resonance.

The Art Effect announces the launch of its new international juried exhibition series and pilot youth museum studies program in 2021. Home Sick is The Art Effect’s inaugural national juried exhibition in its new 3,000-sq-ft gallery at the Poughkeepsie Trolley Barn in the heart of the City of Poughkeepsie. This exciting exhibition will be on display February 25 – April 1, 2021.

Home Sick will serve as a core component of a pilot program to put youth in the “driver’s seat” leading exhibitions and programming at the Trolley Barn,” says Executive Director Nicole Fenichel-Hewitt. Youth at the Trolly Barn Gallery

The exhibition theme invitese artists to capture how the concept of being “home sick” can take on multiple meanings in light of a tumultuous year such as 2020. 

Curator Mary-Kay Lombino, Deputy Director and Emily Hargroves Fisher ’57 and Richard B. Fisher Curator at The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, has worked closely with The Art Effect youth to juror the show made up of submissions from around the world. ”We’re very excited to have youth work alongside established curators like Mary-Kay to co-create high-quality exhibitions and develop the skills needed to pursue careers in the art museum field” noted Fenichel-Hewitt.

See the HOME Sick opening!



February 25, 2021 @ 12:30 pm
April 1, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
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