Kim M. Reiff, associate professor of art at Grace College, Winona Lake, Ind., and Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts, Warsaw, Ind., are partnering to present an exhibit featuring artworks from Reiff’s “Reconnecting” series. It explores the visual and tactile nature of “being.”
The public is invited to join the Wagon Wheel Visual Arts Committee for an opening reception on Sat., June 4, from 9-10:30 a.m. Coffee and light breakfast fare will be served. Those in attendance will learn about Reiff’s artistic process and her inspiration for the series of work.
Reiff’s artwork reveals, in a simple way, the complexities of reconnecting. Feelings of disconnectedness in mind, body or spirit may occur as a result of trauma, separation, or loss. These works were created within the paradigm that reconnecting must happen in the present. Reiff’s work uses two-dimensional forms of reconstructed canvas and knotted bows to show the process.
Reiff earned her Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts from Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, Calif. She also holds a Master of Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Indiana University. She is Chair of the Department of Visual, Performing, and Media Arts at Grace College.
“Reconnecting” may be viewed by the public at the Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts, found at 2515 E. Center Street in Warsaw. The exhibit is on display from June 4 to July 18. Additional work by Reiff is viewable at kimmreiff.com.