Southside Gallery: Mythos

Mythos installation

Mythos installation

On view at Southside Gallery, Oxford, Mississippi, until April 10 is Mythos.  The exhibition presents three different aspects of mythology as interpreted by Hailey Hodge, Seth Thibodaux, and Whitney Turnipseed, who are visual artists in the MFA program at The University of Mississippi.  Sculptures and two-dimensional, mixed media artworks represent the story of Icarus, fairy tales, and constellations.

Title wall for the exhibition, Mythos, which features the work of three graduating MFA students of the University of Mississippi

Title wall for the exhibition, Mythos, which features the work of three graduating MFA students of The University of Mississippi.

Hailey Hodge, Cosmogony. ink on Plexiglas. Copyright (c) the artist.

“Hailey Hodge is challenging the ancient mythology on constellations as she maps out her own contemporary myths by revealing today’s gods in the stars.” -Southside Gallery. ARTWORK: Hailey Hodge, Cosmogony. ink on Plexiglas. Copyright (c) the artist.

Hailey Hodge, Abledo 100%. ink on steel. Copyright (c) the artist.

Hailey Hodge, Abledo 100%. ink on steel. Copyright (c) the artist.

Hailey Hodge, installation view of Spectroscopy, Cosmogony, and Abledo 100%. Copyright (c) the artist.

Hailey Hodge, installation view of Spectroscopy, Cosmogony, and Abledo 100%. Copyright (c) the artist.

Seth Thibodaux, Chariot of the Sky.  screenprint on Solartex, charcoal, copper, rivets. Seth Thibodaux, Wing 1. steel, aluminum, and copper. Copyright (c) the artist.

“Seth Thibodaux is representing historical myths that encapsulate flight, such as the story of Icarus, and metaphorically transposing the reality of flying with the actual mechanics of modern day aviation.” -Southside Gallery. ARTWORK on wall: Seth Thibodaux, Chariot of the Sky. screenprint on Solartex, charcoal, copper, rivets.   On pedestal: Seth Thibodaux, Wing 1. steel, aluminum, and copper. Copyright (c) the artist.

Seth Thibodaux, Don't Fly Too Close to the Sun. screenprint on Solartex, charcoal, copper, rivets. Copyright (c) the artist.

Seth Thibodaux, Don’t Fly Too Close to the Sun. screenprint on Solartex, charcoal, copper, rivets. Copyright (c) the artist.

Whitney Turnipseed, Once Upon a Time. acrylic and paper on wood. Copyright (c) the artist.

“Fairytales are a strong influence in Whitney Turnipseed’s series as she sympathizes with the classical story of ‘Hansel and Gretel,’ and associates it to her experiences with the American foster system.” -Southside Gallery. ARTWORK: Whitney Turnipseed, Once Upon a Time. acrylic and paper on wood. Copyright (c) the artist.

Whitney Turnipseed, Abandon. acrylic and paper on wood. Copyright (c) the artist.

Whitney Turnipseed, Abandon. acrylic and paper on wood. Copyright (c) the artist.

For more information about this exhibition or these artists, please contact Southside Gallery at southside@southsideartgallery.com or at 662-234-9090.

All photographs are copyright (c) Beth Batton and the Mississippi Museum of Art.

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