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This is a free event.
The Neddy at Cornish is proud to present new work from 2012 Neddy Award recipients Eirik Johnson and Stacey Rozich in a collaborative exhibition.
The opening date honors the birthday of Neddy Award namesake, Robert E. (Ned) Behnke, (1948-1989), and marks the beginning of the 17th year of the Neddy Award.
Opening Reception: Mon., Jun. 3, 5 – 7 pm. Free and open to the public.
Stacey Rozich creates a dialogue in her paintings to illustrate how cultural folktales affect and manifest themselves in contemporary society. Stacey studied illustration at California College of the Arts as well as design at Seattle Central Creative Academy and has shown in galleries in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Milwaukee and Berlin.
Seattle-based photographer and mixed-media artist Eirik Johnson addresses the intersections of environmental, social and economic issues, which reflect connections between communities and the surrounding natural world. Johnson has exhibited his work at spaces including the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, and the Aperture Foundation in New York. He has received numerous awards including the 2012 Neddy at Cornish Award in Open Medium, a Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant in 2009, the Santa Fe Prize in 2005, and a William J. Fulbright Grant to Peru in 2000.