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Wed, May 26 – Artist Talk: Alice Shih

May 26, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for our virtual reception and artist talk with exhibiting artist, Alice Shih, as she discusses her new exhibition, “Periphery: Cultural Discoveries”. Shih uses her art to explore and understand her dual heritages—she was born in Taiwan and raised in the United States. Through her paintings, she navigates these dualities in vibrant expressions of creativity and imagination. As an Asian woman, an American citizen, painter, daughter, sister, wife, mother, friend, educator, and person, Shih uses her canvas to understand and find clarity  with her identity through painting.

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Shih received her BFA in Studio Art and Art Education from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2004. In 2008, she moved to New York and completed her MFA in Drawing and Painting from the New York Studio School. She returned to the Washington, DC area in 2011 to share her passion and continue her studio practice. She has worked in many art institutions, including The Phillips Collection, Artisphere, Art Works, Creative Adventures, and Neptune and Brown Gallery. Since 2015, she has been an art educator at Bullis School in Potomac, Maryland. She has exhibited in Washington DC and Bethesda and Takoma Park, Maryland.


May 26, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm