Artist-in-Residence Dawn Roe Exhibits AIRFIELD STUDIES at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport through 10/13
The public is invited to the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to view Artist-in-Residence Dawn Roe's exhibition at the Gallery, Terminal 2, Departures level. The exhibition titled, Airfield Studies (2013-14), will run through October 13 and is comprised of a grouping of photographic transparencies created as part of the airport's Artist-in-Residence project associated with the development and construction of the South Runway.
A series of visits to the site over the last 13 months have allowed Roe to witness the gradual and dramatic changes occurring throughout the construction process. At the completion of the residency, a suite of artworks in the form of still photographs and digital video will be displayed throughout the airport's terminals as part of the public art collection.
Roe creates multi-panel photographs and video works that ask the viewer to repeatedly consider their perspective response to ambiguous or indefinable spaces by presenting similar or identical imagery in sequence or series. Roe uses the camera to investigate issues of temporality, memory and history with a focus on optical experience.
Dawn Roe (MFA, Illinois State University, BFA, Marylhurst University) is an Assistant Professor of Art at Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla. Her works have been featured in galleries and exhibitions nationally and internationally, as well as her writing and blogs, featured in print and web-based journals including Oxford American and Fraction Magazine.
The Lee Wagener Art Gallery, supported by Broward Cultural Division's Public Art & Design Program and the Broward County Aviation Department, offers Broward artists an opportunity to exhibit their work. Artists are selected through the Public Art & Design Program. Exhibits are changed every three months.
This Artist-in-Residence Public Art Project is a joint venture of Broward Cultural Division's Public Art & Design Program and the Broward County Aviation Department. For more information about the Artist-in-Residence, contact Christina Roldan, public art & design project manager at 954-357-8542.
Visit the Public Art & Design Tour on the Cultural Division's website to see the full collection of Broward County's Public Art and to view other artists who have exhibited in the Lee Wagener Art Gallery.
Broward Cultural Division is a local arts agency, one of thousands across the U.S. providing financial, technical and marketing assistance to artists and arts organizations. Broward County has more than 1.8 million residents, 13.4 million visitors, 10,000 artists, 6,523 arts-related businesses employing 23,497 people, 823 not-for-profit cultural organizations and 31 cities, some of which operate their own arts councils and public art programs. For more information about the Broward Cultural Division, call 954-357-7457, visit Broward.org/Arts, "like us" onFacebook.com and "follow us" on Twitter.com/BrowardArts.
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is located in South Florida in the heart of Greater Fort Lauderdale's Gold Coast. FLL is ranked 21st in the US in total passenger traffic and 13th in domestic origin and destination passengers. With more than 600 flights a day, FLL offers non-stop service to more than 60 U.S. cities and international service to Canada, the Bahamas, the Caribbean, Mexico, Latin American, and Europe. In 2013, FLL served 20 million domestic and 3.6 million international travelers.