The Malone University College of Theology, Arts, and Sciences – Department of Visual Arts presents a collaborative print installation by Emily Sullivan and Lesley Sickle in the Fountain Gallery, located within the Johnson Center for Worship and the Fine Arts at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton. The exhibit runs through December 10, 2010.
The silk-screened prints on paper and mylar are entitled “Foreign Matter.” The prints, created by Lesley Sickle and Emily Sullivan of Kent State University, explore the use of chemical alteration to the domestic landscape and its resultant effects on the human body. The short pictorial narrative shows the cycle of contamination from the suburban environment ground water to the food supply to human consumption.
Lesley Sickle is an MFA candidate at Kent State University, where Emily Sullivan serves as an adjunct faculty member.