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Reservations: 540-885-4848
October 01, 2021 to November 19, 2021
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Second Street Gallery, 115 2nd St SE, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, 22902

About This Event

Second Street Gallery is pleased to present Dirty Mirror, a two person exhibition by Dance Doyle and Caitlin McCormack, in the Dové Gallery from October 1 – November 19, 2021. The exhibition opens on Friday, October 1, 2021 from 11-7PM.\ \ Book an appointment to see the exhibition at this link:\ \ Dirty Mirror is a collaborative exchange between two fiber artists who utilize meticulous, hyper-detailed, and self-taught practices profoundly rooted in time-honored craft techniques, as tools to bring order to their respective worlds and contend with trauma, mental illness, and addiction. \ \ This exhibition is generously sponsored by Daniel & Rosemary Chiacchia. \ \ Dirty Mirror is a Season 48 Call for Submissions Pick.\ \ Learn more about the exhibition here:\ \ ---\ \ ABOUT THE ARTISTS\ \ Dance Doyle is an Oakland-based textile artist whose work has been informed by the gritty depth of beauty that emerged from the struggling and evolving city after the crack epidemic in the 80s and 90s. Doyle heralds a 13-year creative background in ceramic sculpture and hand-building pottery. She transitioned creatively to textile art during her undergraduate studies at San Francisco State University. Through the years, she has been self-taught by trial, error, and taking risks, developing her own technique and edgy style. Her primary focus has been telling contemporary narratives, based not only on her own stories, but ones told to her, that reflect, piece by piece, examples of our human condition in these overpopulated urban environments. Her work has been displayed at the Legion of Honor Museum, the De Young Museum in San Francisco, and at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, and featured in fiber art publications such as Textile Fiber Forum Magazine, American Tapestry Alliance’s CO