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Meet the artist: Stezky / Pathways
July 5, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PMFree to attend
Meet Artist Sonya Darrow, Creator of the Exhibit Stezky/Pathways
Artist Sonya Darrow will be available to talk with visitors about her exhibit Stezky/Pathways, which is on display through July 13 in the Skala Bartizal Library at the NCSML. Darrow created a folk identity—“(319)Czech”—to engage Czech communities as she developed this exhibit. Using objects, sounds and folklore, Darrow mapped the cultural landscape and facilitated discussions about cultural identity and sense of place in these historically Czech communities. Then, inspired by the townspeople’s stories, she created the exhibit using art objects that they provided.
Learn more about Darrow, her work and this exhibit by reading a story in the Cedar Rapids Gazette by reporter Liz Zabel.
[su_spacer size=”10″]For more information:
Contact the artist: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stezky/Pathways project: 319czech.weebly.com
Portfolio: cargocollective.com/sonyadarrow[su_divider top=”no” divider_color=”#5b5b5b” link_color=”#3a3333″ size=”2″ margin=”20″][su_divider top=”no” divider_color=”#f9f5f5″ link_color=”#3a3333″][/su_divider]
Stezky / Pathways is in partnership with the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library and funded by the Iowa Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts. The artist, Sonya Darrow, would like to thank all who took part in her project and their efforts to support her journey to cultivate and preserve Czech-American heritage.