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Artist Statement

       Nature and intuition inform my work, which investigates transitory states and emotional fluidity. Through themes of cycles, repetition, and intertwinement my pieces examine our ideas about what is ephemeral and what is permanent. By drawing on memory as nonlinear, I aim to create new modes of storytelling by using fractions of dreams and memories to give new meanings to spaces through my artwork.

About

     Stella Hendricks is a multimedia artist based in Baltimore, Maryland. Her primary mediums include sculpture and photography and she graduated from Towson University in 2020 with a B.S. in Art+Design. Her work is inspired by liminal spaces of perception and nature. She enjoys art for its healing properties including its ability to question norms, connect with deeper parts of the psyche, and inspire a sense of freedom.

 

     Stella has participated as a research assistant on curatorial projects including those at the National Portrait Gallery in D.C. and the Baltimore Museum of Art, where she was a Souls Grown Deep Intern. She aims to help develop community art spaces for women and non-binary people of color that center around healing and self-expression.

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Education

2020      Towson University Art+Design Sculpture, B.S.

Selected Group Shows and Exhibitions

Looks Good on Paper,  Gallery One,  Ellensburg, Washington March 1-March 30 2024

Quiet as it's Kept , Trolley Barn Gallery, The Art Effect Poughkeepsie, NY October 6-November 10 2023

Abstract Only 13th Annual Juried Exhibition Waiola Center Hilo, HI August 4-September 14 2023

Edward Mitchell Bannister National Exhibition: Celebrating BIPOC Artists Providence Art Club, Providence, RI June 14-July 14 2023 ︳Antonio Cirino Award

Pride,  Porticio Gallery,  Brentwood, MD June 19-September 11 2021

Daybreak, Triple Crown Towson, Baltimore, MD April 24-May 6th, 2021

Senior Exhibition, Towson University, Towson, MD May 2020

The Witching Hour,  Nefarious Contemporary Baltimore, MD October 2019

Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, Towson UniversityHoltzman MFA Gallery, Center for the Arts, Towson, MD May 10 - May 23 - 2019

Reflections, City of Bowie Arts Committee, Bowie City Hall, Bowie MD January 16, 2019- February 15, 2019

8th Regional Juried Biennial Exhibition, Rehoboth Art League, Rehoboth Beach, DE September 7 - October 13 - 2018

Undergraduate Juried Exhibition Towson University, Holtzman MFA Gallery, Center for the Arts, Towson, MD April 20 - May 12 - 2018

Art in the Garden, 18th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, Townsend Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE April 20, 2018 - May 11, 2018

Speaking Engagement and Conference Presentations 

Curators in Conversation, Minneapolis Institute of Art, January 2021

BMA Violet Hour: Gee’s Bend Quilting Bee, History of Gee’s Bend, Baltimore Museum of Art, March 2021

'Reframing What it Means to be an Outsider: Art from the Rural South', Celebration of Scholarship and Learning,  Second Place Award, Towson University, 2020

 

'Narrative and Power: Women’s Representation in Museums,' Celebration of Scholarship and Learning,  Second Place Award, Towson University, 201

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