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Melanie Chikofsky, Magnetic Repulsion (detail), metallic paint, magnets, ball bearings, found objects, metal stand

Melanie Chikofsky Artist

Melanie Chikofsky continues to surprise in a long and varied career as an artist and educator. Her young years were full of avidly sought out classes, first in ceramics, then in a specialized art program at the secondary school level, followed by studies at Sheridan College School of Design, all contributing to a wide-ranging passion for art that also informed her zeal for teaching. Continue reading

Last Update:February 17, 2018

In House 2017: Art Show + Silent Auction to Benefit Paperhouse Studio

Paperhouse Studio presents

IN HOUSE
A Benefit Art Show for Paperhouse Studio | February 24–28, 2017.
Yael Brotman, Melanie Chikofsky, Doug Guildford, Tessar Lo, Tim Manalo, Roula Partheniou, Meghan Price, and Natalie Wood, curated by Sonya Filman

Critical Distance is pleased to host the second annual In House Benefit Art Show for Paperhouse Studio. For 2017, Paperhouse has collaborated with eight emerging and established artists to create new work exploring contemporary approaches to working with handmade paper. These artists, whose practices feature an emphasis on materiality and process, took to working with handmade paper in a myriad of different ways. The resulting works highlight strong interconnections between notions of labour and temporality, contextualized in relation to personal histories, geologic time, and commonplace objects.

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