Becoming Colette, The Reading Room / Dallas | Colette Copeland

Becoming Colette
new work by Colette Copeland
The Reading Room/Dallas
January 16 – February 20, 2016
opening reception 1/16 from 6 to 9 pm
Becoming Colette, a project by Dallas multi media artist Colette Copeland will open January 16 and continue through February 20. Copeland’s work examines issues surrounding gender, history and contemporary culture. The exhibition will feature video, prints and sculpture that take the viewer on a performative journey into the literary history of Paris and the writings of the iconic French author Colette.
Copeland’s work has been exhibited in 15 solo and 70 group exhibitions/festivals spanning 29 countries in the past 12 years. She received a BFA from Pratt Institute and MFA from Syracuse University. She currently teaches at University of Texas Dallas, Richland and Collin Country Colleges.
image: video still, Becoming Colette/Grand Vefour, 2015