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Eve Hennessa

Bio

 

Washington DC artist for 15 years now. Before that was in Mexico City

Multidisciplinary artist who uses Painting, Sculpture, Performance, Video Earth Works & Ceremony, Video, Sacred Objects, and Dance.

For more than 10 years I have been making large, delicate and intricate  paintings on paper. The texture of the paper adds a layer of sensory input with its soft and tactile quality. There is always a sense of the etherial and other-dimensionality. That may be 2 dimensional microscopic or other realms of space-time. I have always been very influenced by the delicacy and fluidity of Japanese and Chines art. I work with the quality of the water and am intoxicated by the colors.

Also known for snakes, aliens and other sculptures.

As an artist I am most interested in being alive. I explore and experiment with every angle of life and consciousness and create what is authentic at any given moment. As a human being I am full of contradictions and seemingly disparate parts. I am interested in the ethereal and the earthiness of materials ad forms.

Nature, spirituality, sexuality, humor, the invisible microcosmic world, biology, physics, movement, healing, light, aliens, stones, space, Earth, mysticism and abstract vibrating strings  are recurrent themes in my work.

I also make medicine wheels and other sacred ceremonial objects connected to certain Native American traditions.

 

 

EveHennessa@gmail.com

Washington, DC

Eve Hennessa

MFA in Sculpture at UNAM, Academia de San Carlos in Mexico City

BFA University of Southern Maine.

Selected Exhibitions:

Sculptural installation

Museum de La Plastica Mexicana

El Ex Convento SantaTeresa ‘Arte Actual, Mexico City.

Sandy Spring Museum, Sandy Spring, MD

Public Art

Pink Line Project “First on First” Large Sculpture, Washington

Windows on DC”DC Commission of the Arts, Convention Center, Washington,DC

Selected Solo exhibitions

2012 “Art Crimes” The Dunes, Washington,DC

2011 The Art Registry “Like Vibration”, Washington, DC

Parish Gallery, Washington, DC

Watergate Gallery, Washington, DC

Carol Jones Gallery, Chicago, Il

The Dunes, Washington, DC

Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, Washington, DC (2 person show)

Selected Collective exhibitions

Cheryl Edwards Gallery ‘

Carte Blanche”Adah Rose Gallery, Kensington. Md 2017

Living On the Land.VOl 2”St. Mary’s College of Maryland 2017

Living On the Land”
curated by Jayme McLellan
Salisbury University Art Galleries, Salisbury, Md 2017

One Year Later” Pyramid Atlantic, Washington, DC 2017

Rhizome Dada Exhibit 2017

Cheap Thrills” Anacostia Art Center, DC 2016

Prince and Other Departed Legends” Civilian Arts Projects, DC 2016-Painting

Artina-Art in Nature”, Sandy Spring Museum 2016_Sculpture and Earthwork

Cartes Blanches” Washington Sculptors Group, Delaplane Arts Center, Fredrick, MD 2106 Sculpture 2016

Berlin Collective, Shows in NYC, Berlin, Germany Sydney Australia 2015/16

Shelfworks, Petworth Citizen, Washington,DC

A Bomb’Arteconecto, Miami, FL

Alchemcial Vessels, Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, Washington,DC

Art Romp’, Anacostia Arts Center, Washington,DC

Courage Unmasked.,Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC

Warehouse Gallery, Washington, DC

Colorfield’ Heinemen Meyers Gallery, Bethesda, Md

Artists without Borders’ Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington, DC

Havanna Biennial, Havana, Cuba

Performance Art & Video

Participant in Sheldon Scott The Finest Amenities 2017

Living on the Land”Ceremony & dance for the ancestors, Salisbury, Md

Transmission Tower Activation, Washington, DC , Katzen Arts Center 2017

Rhizome “Hugo Ball” Dada  Performance

Medicine Wheel Ceremony, sandy Spring Museum, Washington, DC

Nonuments 5×5 project by Eliza and Nora Naranjo Washington, DC

DCAC, “Cuisine des Artistes” Washington, DC

Arboretum , Washington,DC

Art-O-Matic, Washington, DC

Ranas, Art Fashion, Mexico City

VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkZYz8I2NMw

VIDEO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZ55mFaS7pc

Selected Live Painting

Rooftop Party BYOT Productions, Washington, DC

Art All Night” at the Hostess Factory 2013. 2017

X in DC”

The Fridge

Chief Ikes Mambo Room

Raw DC

Hillyar Art Space event

 

AUCTIONS

Connect: Silent Art Auction & Benefit Cocktail Party Mexican Cultural Institute

WPA Hicok Cole

Miscellaneous: Painted on many Murals on Myron Peck’s Mural crew

Initiated and executed large painting projects in orphanages in Turkey, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic.

 

Publications:

East City Art

http://www.eastcityart.com/profiles/east-city-art-profiles-qa-six-artists-prism-v-facing-fear-21st-century/

Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/goingoutguide/museums/artina-2017-outdoor-sculpture-thats-about-the-outdoors/2017/09/06/1397ea40-8e67-11e7-84c0-02cc069f2c37_story.html?utm_term=.ae6cf72d1848

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