March 10 - April 19, 2018
Paved Paradise is a part of an ongoing series of mazes created through various digital and physical media. Julie Libersat explores everyday environments to reflect on our cultural and social roles within them. Paved Paradise presents the shopping mall as a modern temple and parking lot navigation as a form of meditation. This exhibition is on view through April 19th.
Julie Libersat is an intermedia artist and art educator based in Denton, TX. Born in Kerala, India and raised in Philadelphia PA, Libersat received her BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2003. She earned an MFA in New Media in 2016 as well as a Masters in Art Education in 2017, both from the University of North Texas. Libersat has exhibited in the US and abroad including shows at Dallas Contemporary, The Center for Art and Culture in France, Currents International New Media Festival, Paseo Taos and Museo de la Cuidad de Mexico. She has received a Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Grant, the 2014 CADD FUNd grant, and the Velma and Davis Dozier Travel Grant from the Dallas Museum of Art. Libersat is currently Assistant Professor of Art Design and Technology at Texas Woman’s University in Denton, TX.
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