Nancy Jo Mullen and Susan Zimmerman are sisters who share creative expression as the touchstone of their lives. In this exhibit, they share a visual dialog affirming their experience as artists. This mutual undertaking has enriched their individual abilities to achieve a rich synchrony, Inviting Joy. The painter Agnes Martin is a mentor and the source of the exhibit’s title.
Nancy Jo Mullen and Susan Zimmerman are sisters who share creative expression as the touchstone of their lives. This exhibit is a visual dialog affirming their experience as artists. Their undertaking kindles a meaningful respite in viewers as we navigate an unsteady world.
The exhibit includes abstract artwork in monotypes, collages, and drawings. Each of the artists has works they solely created as well as artwork that they collaborated and created together. Their connection as sisters is evident in the similarities of their work. Both artists express strong abstract form, texture, and style. The artwork is elegant with subdued colors and sublime structure.
Thought Patterns, Nancy Jo Mullen & Susan Zimmerman
Longtime Rogue Valley resident Nancy Jo Mullen holds a Masters of Fine Art in Printmaking from the University of Oregon. She was a featured artist in Public Broadcasting’s program Oregon Art Beat. Ms. Mullen has strong connections to the Rogue Gallery & Art Center where she has served as a board member and as executive director. Susan Zimmerman studied art at Skidmore College in New York, California State University, Los Angeles, and Fireworks Center for Textile Arts in California. She resides in New Mexico.
An exhibit reception will be held on Friday, October 21, 5:00 – 8:00 pm Wine, Rogue Creamery cheese, and Harry and David snacks will be served.
The Rogue Gallery & Art Center is a non-profit community art center, founded in 1960 to promote and support the arts in the Rogue Valley. The center exhibits a wide range of artistic styles and mediums from local and national artists. Programming includes art educational opportunities for children and adults. Hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.Call (541)772-8118 for more info or visit www.roguegallery.org.