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Touching the Land: Contemporary Aboriginal Art from Australia

Dates of Exhibit: March 23 – May 22, 2009

Reception: Virginia May: Land and Spirit are One: April 19, 2009

DSPT Touching the Land ExhibitAboriginal art has been called the most important art movement since abstract expressionism. Many of the artists in this exhibit are internationally recognized, with work in American, European and Australian collections. “The uniqueness of this art is that it is produced by people who until recently lived in the Stone Age.” (Cecilia Alfonso, Warlukurlangu Aboriginal Artist Association)

Virginia May
Virginia received an MA in Visual Art in 2005 from the Queensland Institute of Technology in Australia. She is currently writing a PhD dissertation at California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco on the transformative power of the arts. Virginia has lectured on the topic of Aboriginal Art at CIIS, Gaia Arts Center in Berkeley, Claudia Chapline Gallery in Stinson Beach, The Santa Rosa Junior College, and at the Northern California Women"s Caucus for Art.


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