My eyes have been giving me trouble for several years now. Pesky eyes. I didn’t know I needed glasses until high school when another student lent me hers. Before then, I assumed everyone saw as I did. Why would you imagine that others see what you cannot? This exhibition circulates around an expanded idea of sight and considers how vision occurs beyond the eyes alone. Each painting embodies a different experience of seeing: physically, psychologically and environmentally as well as through projection, choice, and belief systems. Sometimes I lose vision in one eye. It turns me into a Cyclops. While annoying at times, it’s also fascinating and creates for exciting although unwanted moments in which clarity appears and disappears with a blink of an eye. Mirroring, echoing, and reiteration occur throughout the course of the exhibition to extend the conversation within

Read More: Scene of Elastic Sight by Alex Olson currently on view at the Laura Bartlett Gallery