Rebekah Potter Richard Stowe
On view: June 9, 2018 - July 8, 2018
Opening Reception: June 9, 6-10pm
Fetish is a new collaboration of mixed media work from Rebekah Potter and Richard Stowe. This exhibit portrays a language of objects and symbols familiar to both artists, used as a Fetish to project their individual perspectives.
Rebekah Potter has been working as an artist for 20+ years in a variety of mediums ranging from paint to textiles. Her work has been collected and shown across the globe including the New Mexico Museum of Art, the Mississippi Museum of Art and Tom Tavelli projects in Sante Fe, Mexico. She currently resides in Brooklyn, New York, although you'll find her out in the desert or on foreign shores when you least expect it.
Rebekah Potter’s work has been shown at Art Now in Miami, Repetti Gallery in New York City, 333 Montezuma Street Gallery in Santa Fe, and the Mississippi Museum of Art, among others. In 2006, she was awarded a Fellowship by the Mississippi Arts Commission, funded through the National Endowment for the Arts. In 2006, she was selected to be a part of the Mississippi Biennial. In 2007 she curated a show at the Repetti Gallery titled Dimensions: Determining the Dynamics of Space. She was awarded a grant by the Puffin Foundation for a collaborative Tumbleweed Installation that took place in fall of 2009 at the Harwood Art Center in Albuquerque, NM. Additionally in 2010, she was selected by Judy Pfaff to be a part of the “ Texas National” exhibition. She was also selected to be a part of the “New Mexico Showcase” curated by Peter Frank at 516Arts in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After a self imposed hiatus, R. Potter has been warming up her sables with collaborative efforts with artist Richard Stowe.
Richard Stowe is a native of Clinton, Mississippi. He studied at The Portfolio Center in Atlanta, Georgia receiving a degree in design and illustration. As well as being an accomplished landscape and portrait painter since 1990, Stowe has also been instrumental in the Jackson, Mississippi art scene directing such past art galleries as The Arts Scene, a co-op gallery and Studio 3 gallery. He currently owns and teaches printmaking at the North Midtown Arts Center, a 10,000 square foot event and artist studio space in the Millsaps Arts District. Stowe has worked as a serigrapher for Chris Porter and Rick Rush and currently owns Lotus Editions print shop, specializing in small run hand pulled screen prints. His work is included in collections of the Deposit Guaranty/Amsouth Bank, Batson Children’s Hospital, and The Sarah Ellen Gillespie Museum of Art.
Richard currently lives and works in Jackson, Mississippi with his wife Nicole.