Joseph Gallivan interviews Dana Lynn Louis about 'La Grande Robe'KBOO RADIO26 SEPTEMBER 2017
Joseph Gallivan interviews artist Dana Lynn Louis about La Grande Robe, her installation at Front of House Gallery. The installation of two large dresses made from plastic rice sacks in Senegal comes with many stories behind them from Louis’s trip to Africa a year ago.
Says Louis, 'With La Grande Robe, my intention is for people around the world see this installation and appreciate the powerful, beautiful, creative women of Senegal, their work and, primarily, their humanity.'
CONTEMPLATIVE PRACTICESUN VALLEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS31 MARCH – 23 JUNE 2017
What is the connection between art and contemplation? For centuries artists have created religious objects meant to offer a contemplative or devotional experience. But how do art and contemplation intersect outside established religious traditions? This BIG IDEA project at The Center in Ketchum uses work by artists engaged with contemplative practices as the basis for a larger investigation of the role of meditation and mindfulness in our world today. Featuring the work by artists Dana Lynn Louis, Pegan Brooke, Meg Hitchcock and Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels.
BIRD BY BIRD: DANA LYNN LOUIS AT FRIESEN GALLERYSVPNMARCH 2017 ISSUE
If ever there was an artist with revolutionary tenacity, it would be the multitalented painter, printmaker, photographer and activist, Dana Lynn Louis.
Louis, whose interdisciplinary work to-date has spanned both small- and large-scale installations have called upon all manner of media––among them drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, glass-blowing and video projection––is the newest addition to the roster of impressive contemporary artists at Friesen Gallery. This March, Louis makes her Sun Valley début in simultaneous installations at Friesen and The Sun Valley Center for the Arts in Ketchum that examine the correlation between creative output and contemplative practice. . .