Echo Chamber: M. Jordan Tierney and Geoff Grace
School 33 Art Center
Friday, January 14 – Saturday, February 26, 2011.

Echo Chamber highlights the work of two truly engaged and thoughtful local artists. Both artists bring a real sense of history into their work and create objects that feel older than they actually are—work that echoes past lives.

M. Jordan Tierney and Geoff Grace see what most might not—they collect and then create. Very often the found objects or images dictate the process, but the end result is specifically theirs… a tangible, yet ephemeral point of view that seeks out beauty in desolation and creates poetry from that which is cast aside or forgotten.

School 33 Art Center, a facility of the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, is located at 1427 Light Street. The gallery is open Wednesdays through Saturdays from 12-6pm.

ABOUT THE ARTISTS
M. Jordan Tierney was born in New York. She graduated in 1985 from Maryland Institute College of Art with a bachelor of fine arts in visual communication. Tierney has shown at the Resurgam Gallery in Baltimore, Maryland, The Passage Gallery in Vienna, Austria and has been included in exhibitions at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. and at McLean Projects for the Arts in Virginia. She lives and works in Baltimore.

Geoff Grace is a Maryland native. He received a master of arts in teaching from the Maryland Institute College of Art and currently teaches art in Baltimore. Grace was the 2008 recipient of the Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize and has exhibited at Area 405 and The Baltimore Museum of Art.

School 33 Art Center is dedicated to providing opportunities for artists through exhibitions, art classes, workshops, a Studio Artist Program and special events. School 33 Art Center is a program of the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, Inc., and is supported in part by grants from the Mayor and the City Council of Baltimore, M&T Bank, Corrigan Sports / The Under Armour Baltimore Marathon, the Maryland State Arts Council, and through private contributions to School 33 Art Center.

For more information on School 33 Art Center, visit www.school33.org.