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  1. Leah Schreiber: Art at Madcap

    Posted by Colin Whitcomb

    Madcap is excited to be showing new work by Grand Rapids artist Leah Schreiber. Leah's exhibition, eitled “Wild Solitude," will be on view in our 98 Monroe Center cafe May 5 through June 28. You are invited to celebrate this exhibition with us during the opening reception on May 9 from 5-7PM where both the artist and snacks will be present. All work in this exhibition is framed and available for purchase through Madcap.

    Schreiber has recently shown work at Gaspard, Site Lab, and was a featured artist in Trip the Light’s performance “Mythical” in 2013. Her website is heyleah.net

    “Wild Solitude” highlights a series of prints, small paintings and small poems created by Schreiber during the last year. Seven years ago, in a time of unrest, the artist established an imaginary city, a safe haven ideal for retreat and rebuilding resources depleted by periods of emotional, mental and social pressure. To create "Wild Solitude" Schreiber revisted this imaginary city during a time of personal isolation. These "solitudes" are studies of the imagined city: geography, culture, vexillum, etc.

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