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Alice Leora Briggs at LHUCA Center for the Arts

Alice Leora Briggs is currently collaborating with Juárez journalist Julián Cardona to create an unhinged graphic glossary of the language of violence in Ciudad Juárez. She received her MA and MFA from University of Iowa and has been awarded fellowships from the Utah Arts Council, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Tulsa Artist Fellowship, and served as a Fulbright Scholar at Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava, Slovakia. Her work is included in numerous public collections, including Denver Art Museum, Arkansas Art Center, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Phoenix Art Museum, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, El Paso Museum of Art, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, [De Young], Library of Congress [Rare Books/Special Collections], University of Chicago [Special Collections, Rare Books], Museum of Texas Tech University, University of Oxford, Bodleian Library, Tucson Museum of Art, and Yale University [Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library].

their wooden wings bruising the air, 2016
woodcut with chine collé on Rives BFK and Kitakata paper
edition of 24

Alice Leora Briggs, Their wooden wings bruising the air, 2016, woodcut with chine collé on Rives BFK and Kitakata paper, edition of 24

The listener falls to sleep, 2016
woodcut with chine collé on Rives BFK and Kitakata paper
edition of 24 
24” x 21”

Alice Leora BriggsThe listener falls to sleep, 2016, 24″x 21″, woodcut with chine collé on Rives BFK and Kitakata paper, edition of 24

 

sometimes in winter, sometimes not, 2016
woodcut with chine collé on Rives BFK and Kitakata paper
edition of 24 
21” x 24”

Alice Leora Briggssometimes in winter, sometimes not,  2016, 21” x 24” woodcut with chine collé on Rives BFK and Kitakata paper edition of 24

 

 

There is a need for surprise endings, 2016
woodcut with chine collé on Rives BFK and Kitakata paper
edition of 24
24” x 21”

Alice Leora BriggsThere is a need for surprise endings, 2016, 24” x 21” woodcut with chine collé on Rives BFK and Kitakata paper edition of 24

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION

Alice Leora Briggs’ new suite of 12 woodcuts is an homage to Mark Strand, 1990 U.S. Poet Laureate and forms the core of her exhibition titled, The Room.

Alice Leora Briggs LHUCA Center for the Arts 10/6/17 - 11/ 25/17
Alice Leora Briggs LHUCA Center for the Arts 10/6/17 – 11/ 25/17
Alice Leora Briggs LHUCA Center for the Arts 10/6/17 - 11/ 25/17
Alice Leora Briggs LHUCA Center for the Arts 10/6/17 – 11/ 25/17
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The Room
October 6, 2017 – November 25, 2017
Helen DeVitt Jones Studio Gallery
Lubbock, TX

FRAMING SPECIFICATIONS AND ADVICE

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METRO GALLERY FRAME

Standard Profile: 106
Type: floating gallery frame
Wood & Finish: maple wood frame with pickled white finish
Custom Wood Spacer: 3/4″ wood frame spacer
Purchasing Option: joined wood frame
Framing Advice: fitting gallery frames