The Emily Davis Gallery Presents Easy Prey: Sculptures by Kimberly Chapman

Kimberly Chapman, Desperately Seeking an Amazonian Warrior.

Chapman’s porcelain sculptures address the exploitation of women, including issues such as domestic violence, sexual assault, shaming, and the fight for reproductive freedom. Some of Chapman’s newest sculptures use the recent Supreme Court decisions as a call to action, seen here in Desperately Seeking an Amazonian Warrior. Through exhaustive research, the artist narrates past and present stories through the female lens, shedding light on dark topics and reminding the viewer that silence is the soundtrack of oppression.

Concurrently, a companion exhibition that builds on Chapman’s themes will feature works by regional artists Morgan Bukovec, Katie Butler, Shani Richards, and Gwen Waight.

These four artists utilize their often beautifully-rendered images and familiar found objects to consider underlying concerns of contemporary society.

Easy Prey is on view at the Emily Davis Gallery through October 6.

Chapman’s art will also be featured in the exhibition Eighty-Six Reasons for Asylum Admission across campus at the Institute for Human Science & Culture at the Cummings Center for the History of Psychology.

University of Akron
150 East Exchange Street
Akron, Ohio 44325


Easy Prey: Sculptures by KimberlyChapman, through October 6. Reception 5-7pm Thursday, August 31

Eighty-Six Reasons for Asylum Admission by KimberlyChapman, through December 2. Opening reception and panel discussion Wednesday, October 4. This exhibit is located at the Cummings Center for the History of Psychology at The University of Akron, 73 South College Street
Akron, Ohio 44325

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