Hera Gallery Presents:
New Work by Jocelyn Foye &
Missing Links by Jason Smith
September 1st – October 6th, 2018
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 8th, 6-8 PM
Hera Gallery is proud to present the exhibitions New Work by Jocelyn Foye & Missing Links by Jason Smith, two solo exhibitions by Hera artist members. The show will take place at Hera Gallery, at 10 High Street in Wakefield, RI, from September 1st to October 6th, 2018. The public is invited to attend the Opening Reception, a week later on Saturday, September 8th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The Gallery will also be holding an artist talk on Thursday, September 20th, at 7p.m to discuss the artist’s process, materials, and artistic concepts.
The body of work to be exhibited by Jocelyn Foye experiments with the negotiation of public and private identities. It explores the reality of living in different political climates and the mark we make while in it. Foye uses the individual as the personification of the relationship between church and state while investigating the reality of oppression and acceptance.
In Missing Links, Artist Jason Smith explores advanced, mysterious Neolithic cultures, their artifacts and their impact on our historical timeline. “I chose 7 ancient obscure civilizations to highlight and research what are known about them and the remnants of what they left behind,” writes artist, Jason Smith. ”They are Atlantis, Vinca culture, Nuraghe civilization, Jomon period of ancient Japan, The Hongshan culture, The Nomoli figures of Sierra Leone and The Indus Valley civilization. These cultures all have common links with symbolism in regards to death, fertility and bull-serpent worship, issues with deciphering language, advanced metallurgy and sculpture carving techniques for “stone age” inhabitants”