Asheville-based Artist Carrie Cox Displays A Quiet Strength In New Exhibition
Opening Reception Oct. 19 from 5-7:30 p.m. at Wedge Studios Spotlight Gallery
ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (October 11, 2019) – Like many, Asheville-based artist Carrie Cox deals with life’s trials and tribulations. Her response has been to find order in the chaos. Inspired by a quiet strength she has recently embraced, her latest work exhibits light, order, and the beauty that exists in the little things.
Her work is intricately detailed, but with a sense of order and calm. The titles of her work are an intimate part of the art and highlight the introspection that goes into each piece. You can see the work inspired by her experiences at the opening reception for A Quiet Strength which takes place on Oct. 19 from 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at Wedge Studios Spotlight Gallery on the 2nd floor (129 Roberts St. 3A, Asheville, NC 28801). Cox’s exhibition will be on display through Oct. 31.
“I have always been drawn to the abstract and the study of line, shape and color. My work is the visual expression of thoughts and feelings that often cannot be put into words,” says Cox of her work. “In this exhibition, I am presenting a continuing narrative from one piece to the next. I invite you to look at each piece and explore the movement, suggestion of the shape, and to interject their own feeling and interpretation.”
She stood and waited
tick tock tick tock
like clouds in the sky
Into boxes they went
putting order to chaos
She reached a point of understanding
A quiet strength guiding her through
ABOUT CARRIE COX
Carrie is a bookmaker and mixed media artist residing in Asheville, North Carolina. She is a graduate of Stetson University where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts, and holds an Associate of Science degree in Graphic Design from Daytona Beach College. Growing up in an artistic family, Carrie was exposed to many crafts including quilting, knitting, weaving and woodworking, which influence her work today.
To see or purchase artwork, visit Carrie at Wedge Studios on the third floor studio 3A.
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