Join SPACE on Thursday September 19, 6-8pm at 123 Dunbar Street for an artist reception for Aimee Wise. Additional artworks by Aimee will be on display and available for purchase in the hallway of the Historic Palmetto Building. Live music by Mallory Blackwood. Snacks and beverages will be provided.
Aimee Wise (*1986) was born and raised in Spartanburg, SC. She graduated with a BFA in visual arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) in 2008. Her work has been shown in Greenville and Spartanburg, SC; Asheville, NC; Boulder, CO; Los Angeles, CA; Chicago, IL; and Arkadelphia, AR. She has spent time as a freelance art-handler, volunteered preserving bird specimens at the Field Museum of Natural History, and currently works part-time as preparator for the Johnson Collection.
Aimee is a multidisciplinary artist working to evoke an emotional experience through visual and sometimes immersive understanding. She focuses on natural elements and behaviors to underline a relationship with the environment, how it fits within our realm of existence, and the ways in which we might understand and appreciate conserving it. Recently she been experimenting more with abstracted forms in order to further explore universal harmonies.