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Liz Chalfin

Liz Chalfin "Wooden Chair"
"Wooden Chair"

Florence, MA

"Wooden Chair"

Website: www.lizchalfin.com

Artist's Statement

I am a printmaker working primarily on paper.  Confronted with the physicality of the chair, I naturally approached it as a three-dimensional surface on which I could adhere prints.  I created a faux wood texture in print to riff on the laminate wood of the original chair.  To this I added images of magnified cellular structures and little bits of text.  The faux wood grain refers to the original chair, while the text refers to the sitter.  Mostly I wanted to take a mundane chair and make it attractive.

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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