Tery Maker, Ozymandian Tree–A Silent Film, plaster and 16mm film, 2011. 8 panels, each 90 ½ x 23 ½ x 2 ½ inches.
Here are some fun facts about Colorado-artist, Terry Maker to get you excited about the upcoming FAC exhibition opening this week!
- Has exhibited in Hiroshima, Japan at the International Fine Arts Center
- Only recently began working with resin, now characteristic of her bigger pieces
- Graduated with a Master of Fine Arts from CU Boulder in ‘83
- Exhibiting for the past 25 years
- Heavily influenced by classics in English literature, such as William Golding (Lord of the Flies), T.S. Eliot (Wasteland), John Milton (Paradise Lost) and John Steinbeck (East of Eden)
- Presented solo exhibition only three years after graduating at Gallery 234 (University of Wyoming, Laramie)
- FAC exhibit will feature Maker’s 100-foot snake made of shredded money, named Reptilius Consumerus Devourus (these bills were acquired by the artist herself, from the Federal Reserve)
- “Reckoning” serves as a recent retrospective, featuring 50 of Maker’s works
Terry Maker: Recokoning will be on display from Feb. 18 through June 3 in our signature El Pomar Gallery on the second floor.
Terry Maker, Jaw Breaker Series, 1, 2 and 4, resin and jawbreaker candy on panel, 2008-2009. 40 x 40 x 2 inches.