Bethany Springer

Contact: Terry Glispin

October 14, 2000
through November 25, 2000

Opening Reception: Saturday,
October 14, 7:00 to 9:00 PM

Fugitive Art Center presents the sculpture of Bethany Springer.

Ms. Springer's work explores the interaction of light and material and its effect on visual perception, specifically how light reflects, distorts, or expands materials and their surroundings. "Often, I juxtapose the weightlessness that light suggests with gravity-oriented, heavy objects. For instance, one material I work with is flexible transparent plastic in which I heat-seal colored liquids. The plastic pouch filled with liquid appears weightless through the reflection of light; however, the transparent liquid in reality is quite heavy. I choose to utilize simple materials to convey a sense of clarity." This exhibit includes sculpture installations and a film, Vehicle.

Ms. Springer is in the M.F.A. program at the University of Georgia, Athens. Her work has been shown in Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia, and Texas.