re-direct gallery is a virtual exhibition space with monthly calls for work. it was established in february 2020 with the show a stroke of luck. this space was created through frustrations in working with galleries; in response I enacted low submission fees with 10 submissions per person to increase chances of acceptance.
Glimpse of Heaven, September 2019
Glimpse of Heaven is a group exhibition featuring, Bella Steele, Caiti Borruso, Emma Fernald, Jessica Lau, Molly O'donnell, Olivia Becchio, Olivia Gravel, Rebecca Schnopp and Sophia Pinero. In this exhibition they are recalling their fantasies, failures and personal repercussions regarding love. Their work discusses how romantic desires accumulate to form untouchable ideals of mutual tenderness.
Through analysis of the collective and personal past, the artists have become experts in translating emotional experiences into a physical form; creating a space where you can only catch a quick glimpse of heaven. Here, love has become a destination; where our ideas of love never die.
Our Sweet Secret Language, August 2018
Featuring work by Bella Steele, Olivia Becchio, Molly O'Donnell, Emma Fernald, Emily Holtzman, Rebecca Schnopp, and Brittany Smith, "this exhibition becomes a visual inquisition seeking the formula of love using the twenty-something female point of view. These artists deconstruct the expectations of love from popular culture to either indulge or reject their absurdity using language, desire, and repetition. Most importantly, our return to love is for hooks, to tell her we are always, always thinking about love with our own sweet secret language. And to remind ourselves that in the wake of failure, self-love and acceptance can follow true romance."
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Install Shots by Liam MacCormack + Melissa Ostrow
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