Cynthia Brinich-Langlois: Oryza

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Name: Cynthia Brinich-Langlois: Oryza
Date: June 21, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
(left) Cynthia Brinich-Langlois, Rice Blossoms,2017, lithograph, screenprint, foil, graphite, 20 x 16 inches
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The prints in this exhibition grew from a collaborative partnership with a plant geneticist at Marquette University, Dr. Michael Shläppi, who is developing a variety of early-flowering / cold-tolerant rice to be grown in Wisconsin. Oryza sativa, domesticated Asian rice, is a staple crop that alone supplies over 20% of the calories that humans consume worldwide. The decorative arrangements and stylized environments that typify the prints in Oryza acknowledge a natural history that includes human control and manipulation. Cynthia Brinich-Langlois blends the aesthetic language of botanical illustration and historical intersections of art, science, and agriculture.

VisArts Gallery
155 Gibbs St
Rockville, MD 20850
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June 2 – July 2, 2017
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