March 31 – April 11, 2015
Alabama is known as being one of the most conservative states in the south. It is also known as a hub for southern culture and art. Just by the nature of their womanhood, women artists in the state are subverting the norm and paving new ways for an emerging artistic community. In addition, many must juggle motherhood and other expectations of womanhood with their artistic careers. Director Ava Lowrey explores this community and their shared struggles and triumphs, while also taking a more critical lens to look at the sacrifices that her own mother made, essentially abandoning her own artistic aspirations. Together, Ava and Tamara share intimate conversations as Tamara steps back into the art world and Ava speaks with women who share her mother’s experiences. In addition, this exhibit also shares the artwork of the three artists featured in the film.
View the premiere for the film Mothers and Daughter followed by an opening reception. View the artwork on exhibit by artists featured in the film over drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Q&A with director Ava Lowrey and the artists featured in the film to follow.
Opening Reception: Friday, April 3, 7 – 10 pm
Artist Performance Brunch: Saturday, April 4, 11am
Women in Film Microcinema: Wednesday, April 8, 7-9 pm
Closing Reception and Screening: Saturday, April 11, 7-9pm
March 31, 2015