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River Mumma – Sharon Virtue – Founders' Gallery
Deluge II, multimedia on canvas, 14" x 14" x 3".
River Mumma invites the audience to return to a respect for nature & the power of water
Reception/2nd Friday Art Walk
* August 11 & September 8, 5–8pm
* August 11 – September 29
Water is a precondition for human existence. It is a finite, irreplaceable resource, playing an intrinsic role in every culture. River Mumma invites the audience to return to a respect for nature and the power of water and highlights that which is being lost and devalued in our modern world.
Sharon Virtue is a British artist of Jamaican and Irish decent. Her residency has been impacted literally by the current issues of climate change in particular those concerning water.
Sharon Virtue is the 2022–2023 Max Thelen Studio Resident Artist. The Fenwick Foundation generously funds the program in commemoration of Max Thelen Jr. The residency aims to support emerging artists by providing free studio space, exhibition opportunity, and exposure to the public for one year.