Posted on Wednesday, September 11, 2019
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. –The artwork of Summer Zickefoose, assistant professor of art at Westminster College, will be part of a public art project exhibition— Occupied Warren 2.0 “Fairytale and Fantasy”—from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, in Warren, Ohio.
Zickefoose is one of 17 artists who have created temporary installations in a vacant house, scheduled by the city to be torn down, in one of Warren's neighborhood
The Occupied 2.0 is a temporary exhibition will include works of art created, installed, developed, revealed, or performed by local artists who were encouraged to use salvaged or found materials, as well as the abandoned home itself, as part of their submissions. This project is meant to showcase the work of local artists while providing a unique experience for residents in the neighborhood and surrounding community.
The Occupied Warren 2.0 project is sponsored through a partnership between the Fine Arts Council of Trumbull County, the Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership and the Trumbull County Land Bank.
Zickefoose joined the Westminster College art faculty in the fall of 2010. She is an interdisciplinary artist whose practice spans sculpture, ceramics, installation, and performance art. Her artwork is influenced by Midwestern and rural American culture and landscape. She earned her undergraduate from the University of Iowa and her MFA from the University of Florida.
The exhibition is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Zickefoose at 724-946-7267 or firstname.lastname@example.org.