Artist Statement

While debating demanding topics such as race, religion, or war, it is simple enough to become polarized, and see situations in either black or white, right or wrong. These tactics may satisfy individuals whose position depends on employing policies or implementing strategies that promote specific agendas for a specific constituency. As an artist, it is more important to create a platform that moves us past alliances, and begins a dialogue that informs, questions, and in some cases even satires our divisive issues. Without this type of introspection, we are in danger of having apathy rule our senses. We can easily succumb to a national mob mentality, and ignore individual accounts and memories. With my work I am creating an intersection where body and place, memory and fact, are merged to reexamine human interactions and cultural conditions to create a narrative that requires us to be present and profound.

Upcoming Exhibition:
Solo Pop Up Exhibition
Cathedral Gallery
Bendix Building unit 674
1206 Maple Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Reception:
Saturday February 8th, 2020
6:30 pm
Upcoming Exhibition:
Solo Exhibition:
Tahoe Gallery
Sierra Nevada College
999 Tahoe Boulevard
Incline Village, NV 89451
 
Reception: February 13, 2020 
5-7:00 pm
 
February 13 - March 20, 2020
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Recent Exhibition:
The Devil Finds Work
Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin, California
June 16–August 15, 2019

http://www.headlands.org/event/rodney-ewing-notes-on-a-history/

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© 2019 Rodney Ewing

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