Due to unforeseen weather conditions that could potentially affect the integrity of the installation, Audrey Hope's “Dreams of Pentecost” will be rescheduled as a solo exhibition in our main gallery space in early summer 2018. We apologize for any inconvenience.

25 February - 20 April 2018

Here we are, in the second week of Lent. I think of Lent as Catholic hibernation - a time to lie deep under a heavy blanket, perhaps one filled with rocks and vibrators. Do you want to touch the blanket? You can, but only if you are on your way to getting underneath of it. I’m serious.

Are you dreaming now, of the Holy Spirit? She is coming down into you. She will emanate out. Do you see the flames creeping up into the forest overhead? Your great grandfather planted those redwoods, but that’s just a brag. Your father built this campsite, where now you are a prisoner, without a home. So much dad stuff, bubbling up. Mom is pissed.

Remember the time that I ordered one vibrator off of Amazon, and they sent me fifty? I had to send them back, but it got me thinking, what would I do with fifty vibrators?

Artist Bio: Audrey Hope is an LA-based artist who holds her MFA from UC San Diego, where she was a 2017 Frontiers of Innovation Scholar. She received her BFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in association with Tufts University, and was awarded a 2014 Traveling Fellowship by the School. In 2014 she attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Recent exhibitions of her work have been mounted at MaRS Gallery (Los Angeles), Centro de las Artes de San Agustín (Oaxaca), the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, OSLO10 (Basel), kijidome (Boston), xpon-art (Hamburg), SOMA (Mexico City), Fringe Projects (Miami), the Manhattan Beach Art Center, Santa Ana College, Harbor Gallery (Brooklyn) and Projekt722 (Brooklyn). As an educator she has held positions at the New Museum, Educational Alliance Art School, and the Oxbow School in Napa. In the fall of 2017 she was an Artist-in-Residence at Ox-Bow.
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Image Credit:
Audrey Hope The Element of Fire, Boston 2018.
Audrey Hope with Robert Hope. Photo by Bruce Hope.
Image is courtesy of Artist Audrey Hope and DXIX Projects, Venice, California (USA).