Opening Reception Friday: RE-TREAD

Studios Inc Exhibition Space is pleased to present RE-TREAD, an exhibition featuring resident artist Matthew Dehaemers, on view from 03.14.14 to 04.18.14 with an opening reception Friday, 03.14.14 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM.

RE-TREAD is an exhibition that embarks on a body of large and small-scale work, both sculptural and two-dimensional, by Matthew Dehaemers. The imagery is inspired by family past and present-an exploration of relationships from personal and universal perspectives. Some of the work is an introspective look at being a father, son and husband. Matt explores these ideas through variety of materials.

Matthew received his BFA in painting and printmaking from Creighton University. After college Matthew spent a year teaching on the Navajo Reservation in St. Michael Arizona. A few years later he completed an MFA in sculpture from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was a recipient of the Joan Mitchell Graduate Fellowship. He has created numerous installations locally and around the country both for the gallery and for the public art realm. Matthew’s work has been commissioned by numerous organizations including the LA County Arts Commission, the City of Casper, WY, The Kansas City, Missouri Public Municipal Art Commission and The Kansas City Chiefs. Dehaemers’ received a community award by the Johnson County chapter of the NAACP for his projects that have drawn attention to issues of race and discrimination. His work has been featured at numerous art spaces including the Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, The Bemis Center of Contemporary Art and the Salina Arts Center. Matthew has had the opportunity to be a part of various artist residencies around the country.

Matthew Dehaemers is a resident artist at Studios Inc. The Studios Inc provides studio space, professional development, networking, and exhibitions for mid-career artists in Greater Kansas City.

RE-TREAD by Matthew Dehaemers03.14.14 – 04.18.14

Exhibition HoursTues - Friday 10:00 - 12:00 PM1:00 - 4:00 PMSaturday 12:00 - 4:00 PM

Exhibition Talk03.15.2014Saturday 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Studios Inc Exhibition Space1708 CampbellKansas MO 64108