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Works on paper: 1980-2013 Women from the Permanent Collection
11am - 5pm
Curated by Jessica Schmitz, Collections Manager
MOCA GA’s Permanent Collection of over 1,000 works boasts a bountiful, 230 piece assembly of intricate, carefully-made Works on Paper encompassing a wide variety of methods and materials from lithographs to drawings and beyond. “MOCA GA Works on Paper: 1980-2013” will showcase just a few of these artworks, highlighting those which have been created by female artists. Georgia has a rich history of groundbreaking and original female artists, many of which are preserved in the permanent collection. By looking at just a few of their works from the last 30 years within this exhibition, the visitor can begin to see a valuable portrait of the diverse and profound contribution of female artists within the community. From Beverly Buchanan, who showcased her talents through sculpture, photography and drawing to Rocio Rodriguez, who brings her beautiful designs to a more intimate level with the viewer through her works on paper.
Artists include: Genevieve Arnold, Trena Banks, Beth Bolgla, Beverly Buchanan, Susan Cofer, Marcia R. Cohen, Lucy Currie, Eula Ginsburg, Cheryl Goldsleger, Stefanie Jackson, Ruth Laxson, Susan Loftin, Katherine Mitchell, Eleanor Neal, Rocio Rodriguez, Nellie Mae Rowe, Barbara Schreiber, and Dayna Thacker.
about Jessica Schmitz
Jessica Schmitz, Collections Manager, is responsible for the care, preservation, organization and outreach associated with the Museum’s exhibitions, permanent collection of artwork, archives and library. Schmitz has a B.A. in Art History and Italian Studies from the University of Minnesota and a M.A. in Art and Museum Studies from Georgetown University. She began work at MOCA GA in September 2015 and served as the Graduate Resident in the months prior to coming on as a full time staff member.