Out of the Funk

Membership Exhibition Where: Irma Freeman Center for Imagination located 5006 Penn Ave • Pittsburgh 15224When: May 7 – May 23, 2021Exhibition co-chairs: Jeanette McCabe and Coleen Rush – contact them at exhibitionsFGP@gmail.comJuror: Bruce Hoffman Deadline for entry: March 10, 2021 Out of the Funk prospectus (pdf)Download In light of everything that has taken place in our country and the world in 2020, this exhibit will explore the roads toward redemption and possibilities. How does one adapt in a world where our old “normal” has changed to a new “normal”? How does one cope and persist, transforming that which is difficult, challenging, and uncertain into something positive and promising?How do we tap into our creativity when worries and fears block it? What is our personal story, what does it look like, and how does it relate to everything going on around us? Where do we see the story taking us, and…

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