An exhibition is currently open in the Trahern Living Gallery. The work, made from a variety of media, are by student artist Amber Briggs. This is Amber’s first show even though she has been creating art her whole life. The exhibition will run from November 18th to the 22nd. A reception will be held on the 21st from 5 to 7pm.
Paul Collins, Director of Galleries for APSU, met with Amber to discuss her show:
Paul: “Why did you want a show?”
Amber: “I think of any show as an exciting form of expression. I’m excited and scared by the challenge. There’s a lot in me that wants to come out. Basically I can’t NOT do this at this point in my life.”
Paul: “What is your favorite piece?”
Amber: ” ‘Memory’. It just wouldn’t do what I wanted it to do so it became this conversation back and forth. I also love the tunnel books because the whole show is sort of like a tunnel book.”
Paul: “Where does the title “Flight” come from?
Amber: “Well I think there is a lot of fear and worry in our world…it is an innate behavior, and in relationships we tend to teach each other caution. Part of life is learning to let go of fear and live in spite of those worries. We need to learn to let our hopes fly in the force of risk.”