Depth Perception: Selected Works by the MFA Class of 2016

  • Ackland Art Museum 101 South Columbia Street Chapel Hill, NC, 27514 United States

On view 22 April - 5 June 2016

Opening Celebration: Thu, 21 April, 5:30-7:30PM

In Depth Perception, six artists attempt to understand how we perceive the world around us, how we are affected by it, and how we identify ourselves within it. Each artist works through ideas of perception through such lenses as neurosis and power, social norms, and the ephemeral nature of time. Their explorations are based on personal experiences and memories, delve into human psychology, and even use scientific approaches such as residual or intentional mark-making. Depth Perception questions individual viewpoints in order to find a sense of objective understanding and come a little closer to finding a shared reality.

The artists in Depth Perception, all 2016 MFA candidates in UNC-Chapel Hill's Department of Art, are Erin Canady, Willie T. Jones, Alyssa Miserendino, Travis Phillips, Drew Robertson, and Saba Taj. 

Exhibition curated by Kelly McChesney.