A Historic Utopia
Cass Davis screenings and Q&A with artist: Sundown Town and Baptism
Saturday, November 5, 3:30 – 5pm CT
Working Men’s Institute & New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art
In conjunction with the closing of Cass Davis’ solo exhibition, Revelations, New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art will be hosting a presentation of Cass Davis’ video works, Sundown Town and Baptism, at Workingmen’s Institute in New Harmony, Indiana on Saturday, November 5 at 3:30 PM Central. The artist will be in attendance and will be giving a Q & A about their video work, research, and the work on view in Revelations. A small closing reception at New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art will follow.
Cass Davis is a Chicago-based artist with an MFA in Fiber and Material Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2017). Their solo shows include Out of Time at Engage Projects, HEARTLAND at G-CADD St. Louis, No Body on Earth But Yours with the Chicago Underground Film Festival, and Of Roses and Jessamine at SITE gallery, Chicago. Davis has shown in group exhibitions and screenings at the Design Museum Chicago, IL, Bemis Center in Omaha, NE, York St. John University, UK, Tile Blush in Miami, FL, The Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, The American Medium in NYC, UIS Visual Arts Gallery, Springfield, IL, Terrain Biennial Oak Park and Springfield, IL, Mana Contemporary Chicago, Chicago Artist’s Coalition, 062 Gallery, Sullivan Galleries, and the Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery, Utah. They have been awarded the Praxis Fiber Arts Residency, HATCH Residency, Oxbow Artist’s MFA Residency, Roger Brown Artist’s Residency, IOTO Residency, and the Shapiro Center Eager Research Grant. They have been lecturing faculty in Fiber and Material Studies department at SAIC.