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Artist

Name: Juliellen Byrne
Statement: As I work I am always aware that my objectivity is a foundation of shifting plates. I work combining the familiar and the strange into sculptures that are like fables without language. An artist freedom to express is such that we cloak our motivations into something separate from ourselves, an object. This stands alone long after our artistic, social, political and intellectual causes to action have changed. The creation of my work is physical, emotion, and full of "aha"s. My work is always narrative, mostly without out words and often without titles. My interest in the figure continues and I am still motivated by the emotions of vulnerability, isolation, anger, and confounded resignation. I see in current work as well as in older sculptures how dreams, secrets, and the experiences of of others informs everything that I make. The work SHIFT, created for the Convention Center in Columbus Ohio is a kind of " changing places" story. I have come think of aging as performance of changing places. This process can feel like a blindfolded dance, to a kind of song called "Be Ready". Who wants to focus on this stuff- not me, so I am always bumped in the head with the surprises that this life journey presents.

Description:

The Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority today owns the largest contemporary collection of local art in central Ohio. All of the pieces are on display in the Greater Columbus Convention Center, the Hilton Columbus Downtown and the three Convention Center parking garages. The collection is the result of a communitywide... Read more

The Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority today owns the largest contemporary collection of local art in central Ohio. All of the pieces are on display in the Greater Columbus Convention Center, the Hilton Columbus Downtown and the three Convention Center parking garages. The collection is the result of a communitywide call for art, overseen by a committee of community members and implemented by collection curators James and Michael Reese of Reese Brothers Productions. The artists represent the diversity of the Columbus community, cutting across age, gender and race.

Dates

Made: 2016
Installed: 2016

Additional Notes

South Building - Franklin C/D Meeting Rooms

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400 N. High St.
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Franklin County
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Materials

Clay/mixed media

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