Jodi Reeb: Emergence

Sep
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5:00 pm
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Oct
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5:00 pm
11:09 am
5:00 pm
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11:09 am
Opening reception:
August 27, 2022 7:00 PM

Kolman & Reeb Gallery is pleased to present its next Project Space grantee exhibition, Emergence, by visual artist, Jodi Reeb. For the exhibition, Reeb plans to connect with the gallery space through a series of sculptures and site-specific installations.

The exhibition begins August 27 with an opening reception from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. On Wednesday, August 17, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., and again on Saturday, August 20, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Reeb invites the public to join her while she installs her show, to watch the process and to provide insights and feedback.  

Reeb originally began working with the concepts she explores in Emergence during a workshop she attended four years ago, where she’d construct a temporary installation, then tear it down, every morning and afternoon. “I became intrigued with the idea of place and site-specific artworks, and ideas about economy of means as I worked through each installation using materials such as wire, tape, string, and newsprint,” she says. “I also became interested in the idea of the three-dimensional line, mark-making objects, and creating shadows on the wall. The Project Space grant has allowed me to take time out of my schedule to fully experiment with these ideas and bring them to fruition.”  

For her show, Jodi has created sculptures and site-specific art installations throughout the gallery that depict organic forms found in nature. In this way she seeks to experiment with new materials that are wall pieces and artworks suspended from the ceiling and on the floor. She has used materials that have the ability to mimic nature such as tubing, tape, wax, and wire that have been transformed into works that resemble branches or seed-pods.

“We’re thrilled to support Jodi in this new artistic endeavor through a Project Space grant,” says Anita Sue Kolman, partner of Kolman & Reeb Gallery. “As an artist, (a painter, printmaker, and sculptor), Jodi has long been inspired by the forms found in nature. Now, with this exhibition, she’s exploring new materials and new spaces in which to create free-form assemblages that explore these organic shapes.”    

For a preview of the show, please contact Anita Sue Kolman at anita@kolmanreebgallery.com or 612-385-4239 or Jodi Reeb at jodi@kolmanreebgallery.com or 612-247-1244.


Kolman & Reeb Gallery’s Project Space is an initiative launched in 2021 to further support visual artists.

Runs through October 29

Special Installation Viewing
Wednesday | Aug 17 | 7-9pm
Saturday | Aug 20 | 12-4pm

Opening Reception
Saturday | Aug 27 | 7-9pm

Artist Talk
Thursday | Oct 6 | 7-8pm

Gallery Hours:
First Thursdays 5-9pm
Open Studio Saturdays 12-4pm
and all special NKB events

For more information or schedule an appointment visit kolmanreebgallery.com

Studio 395 | Kolman & Reeb Gallery

Image provided by Jodi Reeb