DUNWOODY, Ga. — The Spruill Gallery’s first exhibit of the new year, titled “Questionable Origins,” will feature new sculptural work by Atlanta artist Eileen Braun.

An award-winning ceramicist, Braun grew tired of the limitations and fragility of porcelain and sought a new medium. Her newer work uses rattan reed, cotton string, encaustic wax, latex paint and found objects like fabric and dressmaker’s pattern tissue.

“My art mirrors natural forms with a biomorphic dystopian edge,” Braun said. “Movement, texture and complexity of form are integral as well. My hope is that the viewer will be drawn in by the relaxed floating form; while approaching, they will be intrigued by the ever-changing view of the work — one can see both through it and around it simultaneously.” 

The exhibit will run Jan. 30 to March 14. There will be a public opening reception for “Questionable Origins” Thursday, Jan. 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. The Spruill Gallery is located at 4681 Ashford Dunwoody Road in Dunwoody.

“This is the first sculptural exhibit we’ve hosted at the gallery in a few years and we are thrilled,” Gallery Director Jennifer Price said. 

For more information, visit spruillarts.org.

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