Featured Artist Chandra DeBuseMar 06, 2015 - Apr 24, 2015


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Curatorial Statement

Artist’s Reception: Friday, March 6th, 2015, 5-7pm

Exhibition Posted Online: Monday, March 9th
by 10 AM Mountain Time

For more information:
406-446-3993

Chandra DeBuse’s work is a complement to the arrival of spring.

What’s another word for whimsy?

It should probably be DeBuse.

Regardless, the narrative vessels of Chandra DeBuse will provide a conversational counterpoint to Sue Tirrell’s work in the loft gallery. Where Tirrell’s imagery is reminiscent of vintage storybook illustrations and classic woodcuts, the drawings and forms of DeBuse lend themselves to associations found in the portfolios of late 90s cartoonists or new school tattoo artists. Her forms present the same pillowy tension as her characters. She is a ceramist in league with the sensibilities of Wayne White. Nothing should be taken too seriously, and yet…

Everything is handled with serious conviction.