Finding Joy

The Arts

November 1, 2021

While the pandemic has been isolating for some, the unsettling events of the last year and a half have brought others together. In Joy, an exhibition currently on view at Elder Gallery of Contemporary Art, a group show by four local artists from different backgrounds who became friends over the last year represents a unique collaboration. “This exhibition offers a look at four forward-thinking local artists who embrace and embody joy, and how their individual and collective efforts offer powerful examples of the transformative effects of partnership and embrace of one another — as women, as artists and as friends,” says gallery owner Sonya Pfeiffer. The works by Carla Aaron-Lopez, Erin Comerford Miller, Lo’Vonia Parks and Windy O’Connor are on view through Dec. 4, along with Who Are Your People?, an exhibition of new works by Makayla Binter, a talented emerging artist who is a Davidson College graduate and UNC Charlotte graduate student, in her first show at the gallery.  SP

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Erin Comerford Miller, Lo’Vonia Parks: “Black Joy is Enough” (1/6), Digital print on 100% cotton rag fine art paper, 77 x 60 in

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