Bared, Group Exhibition at Ground Floor Gallery, Nashville, TN / by Susan Jamison

Ground Floor Gallery in Nashville, Tennessee is hosting Bared, an exhibiton curated by Sally Deskins which features the work of selected artists from the book of the same name, published in January 2017 by Les Femmes Folles. It explores the gendered narratives that clothe and fashion the body as well as gender subversion and the traditional male gaze. 

The exhibition runs from August 2 - September 2, 2017. The opening reception is Saturday August 5, 2017 from 6:00-9:00 pm.

 Susan Jamison, Lee's Lace, 24"x18", egg tempera on panel, 2016

Susan Jamison, Lee's Lace, 24"x18", egg tempera on panel, 2016

My painting "Lee's Lace", which was inspired by the work of the late fashion designer Alexander McQueen will be featured in the exhibition. 

Other artists participating in the Nashville show include:

Kathy Crabbe, Courtney Kenny Porto, Libby Rowe, Chuka Susan Chesney, Stacy Howe, Teresa Dunn, Cathy Sarkowsky, Bonnie Gloris, Rosemary Meza-DesPlas, KA Letts, Susan Detroy, Florine Desmothene, Evelyn Katz, Belgin Yucelen, Suzanne Proulx, Lauren Rinaldi, Amy Cerra, and Marlana Adele Vassar.

Les Femmes Folles is a volunteer organization founded in 2011 with the mission to support and promote women in all forms, styles of art from around the world with the online journal, print annuals, exhibitions and events. LFF was created and is curated by Sally Deskins.  LFF Books is a micro-feminist press that publishes 1-2 books per year by the creators of Les Femmes Folles including BARED: Contemporary Poetry & Art by Women, Edited by Laura Madeline Wiseman, 2017. Other titles include Les Femmes Folles: The Women 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.