School 33 Art Center


Hold Close What I Pass On

07/01/2016 - 08/27/2016
Hold Close What I Pass On School 33 Art Center presents “Hold Close What I Pass On,” a solo exhibition of paintings by Rachel Bone. The exhibition is on view in School 33’s Members Gallery from Friday, July 1 through Saturday, August 27, 2016. A free opening reception with light refreshments takes place Friday, July 1, 2016 from 6 to 9pm. School 33 Art Center is managed by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts and is located at 1427 Light Street. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 11am to 4pm.

Influenced by folk art traditions and storytelling throughout a wide range of cultures, Rachel Bone’s work in “Hold Close What I Pass On” incorporates lighthearted humor and opaque, flat color blended with a detailed use of pattern and line. In her newest collection of paintings, Bone utilizes gouache on paper to ponder the visual memories and traditions that will imprint upon her newborn son, exploring social structures which may be lost or permanently altered by one’s addiction to the internet as a primary social influence. Her work also touches upon the obstacles women can create for one another through judgment and unnecessary competition, and contrarily, what joy they can bring each other with compassion, support, and friendship. In addition to painting, Bone also runs the Baltimore-based independent apparel line Red Prairie Press from her studio in Woodberry.

School 33 Art Center is dedicated to providing opportunities for visual and performing artists through solo and group exhibitions, art classes, hands-on workshops, a Studio Artist Program and special events. A program of the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, School 33 Art Center is supported in part by the Maryland State Arts Council and through private contributions. School 33 Art Center is the proud recipient of a grant from the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, which supports fearless and innovative collaborations in the spirit of Robert Rauschenberg.