School 33 Art Center

Exhibits

Modern Language

02/16/2019 - 04/27/2019
Modern Language
Modern Language is a solo exhibition of works by Amy Helminiak, a native Baltimore artist, featuringemoji-inspired collages that explore communication in the age of texting and social media.Printed on metal, and incorporating symbols collected via google images - such as BernieSanders heads, haircuts and pink elephants - the featured works focus on the artist’s experiencesand surroundings. Political observations, humor, personal histories are transmitted collectively,while at the same time embodying a sense of ambiguity that exists within the conversationsof todays culture.Amy Helminiak received an MA in Photography and Design from Elisava School of Design,Barcelona and an BFA at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Her work has been included innational and international exhibitions including The TIM Future Center of Venice, Italy; The PrintCenter of Philadelphia, PA; Grand Rapids Museum of Art, MI; Cosmos Gallery, Arles, France;Can Framis, Fundació Vila Casas, Barcelona, Spain.