New Work by Sidonie Villere
October 23rd - November 27th, 2010
Opening Reception: Nov. 6th, 6-9 pm
Impressions will feature mixed media paintings and ceramic sculpture by Sidonie Villere, a New Orleans-based artist whose works reflect her contemporary philosophies and non-traditional approaches. With this show, Villere continues to explore themes of the human condition and self-preservation.
Sidonie Villere has a BFA in Ceramics from The Newcomb School of Art at Tulane University and an MFA in Ceramics from The University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. As an artist her work has been exhibited across the United States and is in the permanent collection of several museums including The New Orleans Museum of Art and The Ogden Museum of Southern Art. Her work has also been acquired by Saks Fifth Avenue Department Stores in New York, Boston, Phoenix, San Francisco and Beverly Hills.
She has had solo exhibitions in Miami and New Orleans and been featured in numerous group exhibitions in Atlanta, Miami, New York and New Orleans. As a curator, she has organized national ceramic exhibitions in New Orleans and Portland, OR. Her large-scale works were recently featured in The P.1 Projects satellite exhibition at the Prospect.1 Biennial Welcome Center in 2008. Villere's work is also included in the publication, 500 Ceramic Sculptures: Contemporary Practice, Singular Work, by Glen Brown, 2009.