Tiffany Gholar - Post Consumerism

Governors State University Graduate Candidate will be presenting her thesis work, "Post Consumerism" at Three Peas Art Lounge in Chicago's South Loop. The exhibition runs from April 2 through May 31. Opening Reception: Friday, April 2, 2010. 6- 9 p.m. Three Peas Art Lounge is located at 75 E. 16th Street. Chicago, IL 60616

Gholar's style is improvisational and intuitive with an emphasis on color and texture. Post-Consumerism takes its title from Gholar's, incorporation of found objects and recycled materials typically associated with consumer culture, such as cardboard boxes, bubble wrap, and grocery bags. These common materials are transformed into works of abstract art. It is not just about salvage. It is about redemption.

Tiffany Gholar is a lifelong resident of Chicago, Illinois. She studied art as an undergraduate at the University of Chicago and interior design at Harrington College of Design and is currently a candidate for a Masters Degree in Painting at Governors State University. Her work has been exhibited with other Chicago area artists, including Prak-Sis, The Galaxie Art Center, and 119th Street Artists in Whiting, Indiana.

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