visiting artist series

Virtual Artist Talk: Pinky Bass, Carolyn Demeritt, and Susan Walker

Date: Thursday, April 14, 2022; 6 pm

Where: ZOOM

Cost: FREE

Join us on ZOOM for an artist discussion about the newly released artbook Entwined. Artists Carolyn DeMeritt and Pinky/MM Bass will talk about their book with the book designer Susan Walker. Entwined is a fine art photography book and a personal passion project for Bass and DeMeritt. The book was released in the fall of 2021 but was in development for over two years and is based on DeMeritt’s 30-year project, Infinite Grace: An Extended Portrait of Pinky/MM Bass and Bass’ hand-stitched Interventions. Elements of this joint body of work have recently been exhibited at La Hydra Gallery, Mexico City; Whitespace Gallery, in Atlanta, Georgia and the Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte, North Carolina, prompting the artists to explore the possibility of a book combining their two bodies of work.

Entwined contains 68 photographs and has 120 pages. It features a lay-flat Swiss binding with a foldout text section, an accordion foldout image feature, and exposed Coptic stitching. The Artist Talk begins at 6p with a 15-minute Q&A with the audience at 6:30p. The talk is free; Registration is required.

Youth Art Education Policy

Outside of tours, family days, and open house events, individuals who are not enrolled in a class are not allowed in WMA classrooms except by written permission of the Executive Director. Parents may not join children in the classroom during instruction times in order to ensure an atmosphere conductive to creativity. It is important to limit the number of adults to keep the focus on the kids, their learning, and to accommodate limited seating in the studio. Parents are welcome to stay in the museum during class but must remain outside of the classroom during instruction time.

Museum educators are experienced in creating positive learning environments for all ages and are required to go through a background check to ensure the safety of our students. Parents and guardians are encouraged to visit the studio at the end of class to see what their child has created. All docents and volunteers working with children are also required to go through background checks.

Thank you for understanding our policy and priority on the safety and well-being of participating students.

Refund Policy

The Wiregrass Museum of Art may cancel any class with insufficient enrollment; students will be notified and given a full refund. If a student withdraws at least 1 week before the class begins, he/she will be refunded for the full cost of the class. If a student withdraws 24 hours before the class begins, he/she will be refunded for half the cost of the class. There are no refunds after the start date of class, and membership fees are nonrefundable. Students are not enrolled until complete payment is received.

Terms and Conditions

The Wiregrass Museum of Art reserves the right to photograph and reproduce chosen works publication, publicity, and educational purposes. Participation in this exhibition shall be an agreement on the part of the artist to these conditions. The museum reserves the right to exclude works submitted without appropriate preparation (documentation, mounting hardware, suitable frame/mat, etc.), or which are damaged or incomplete. The museum is not responsible for the safekeeping of any works left in its care ninety (90) days after the close of the exhibition.

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