Nohl: Suitcase Export Fund Winter Cycle 2011 Awardees Round 2

January 17, 2012

Two more awardees have been announced in the 2011 Winter Cycle of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Suitcase Export Fund. The fund provides support to greater Milwaukee artists who are exhibiting or screening work outside the immediate four-county area. This round’s awardees will be taking work to Los Angeles and Daytona Beach, Florida.

James Charles: To participate alongside fellow awardee Jessica Kaminski in a group exhibition, “Replacing Home,” at the Jaus Gallery in Los Angeles, curated by Jennifer Johung and featuring artists whose work appears in her book, “Replacing Home: From Primordial Hut to Digital Network in Contemporary Art.” Charles has been asked to respond to the subject of the exhibition with work that addresses the traces of function within the built environment. He will be installing two new exhibited pieces.

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Blanche Brown: Brown has had three pieces selected for “Faces of Color,” an exhibition of works by contemporary artists who use the faces of African Americans or people of color in their work. The exhibition is sponsored by Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, Florida, in celebration of Black History Month and will take place in their Performing Arts Center gallery.

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