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Katie Richardson

Katie Richardson "Expose and Envelop"
Katie Richardson  "Expose and Envelop"

Hadley, MA

"Expose and Envelop"

Website: www.katierart.com | www.bluebarnartstudios.com

Artist's Statement

I create abstract, organic sculpture that explores the body, the home and the intersections between them. My current interests revolve around science, technology and the body, exploring ideas of embodiment, disease and subjectivity. Using form and material to consider the blurred boundaries between safety and danger, inside and outside, self and other, my work aims at a contemplative and visceral response.  What is inside us that we can really call our own? What protects us?

Katie Richardson is a Hadley artist who works in glass, steel and other materials. She creates sculpture and installation, as well as housewares and accessories through her business Blue Barn Studios. 

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40 local artists and designers creatively paint, decorate, cut, drill, and embellish 40 chairs. The exhibition culminates in a fundraising party and silent auction of the chairs on February 28, 2016. Exhibition runs January 27 – February 28, 2016
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Take A Seat! SILENT AUCTION

Join us as we close this exhibition with a silent auction of these amazing works of art.

Sunday, February 28, 2016
5–7:30 p.m.

University Museum of Contemporary Art
$35/person

Buy Tickets Here


The evening includes sumptuous edible creations by award-winning UMass Catering Services, music by UMass’ finest musicians, and a beer and wine cash bar.

Did you find the chair of your dreams?
Be sure to attend and do some bidding!

Proceeds from this event will support the University Museum of Contemporary Art, an important educational resource for our community