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Green Acres at CAC

September 27, 2012

Friday, September 21, Cincinnati’s Contemporary Arts Center opened the exhibition Green Acres: Artists Farming Dields, Greenhouses and Abandoned Lots, curated by Sue Spaid.  The exhibition focuses on farming as art, and introduces visitors to rethink what creative endeavors exist beyond traditional studio practices.

Shannon Young (Portland, OR) How does your garden grow?

Artists included in the exhibition are Kim Abeles, Agnes Denes, Dan Devine, Field Faring, Futurefarmers, Anya Gallaccio, Avital Geva, Lonnie Graham, Harrison Studio, Mei Ling Hom, Homeadow Song, Patricia Johanson, Sakarin Krue-On, J. J. McCracken, Matthew Moore, N55, Permaganic Eco Garden, Mara Adamitz Scrupe, Bonnie Ora Sherk, Åsa SonjasdotterSusan Leibovitz Steinman, Tattfoo Tan, and Shannon Young.

A tamale offered by young artists to museum visitors.




Curator Sue Spaid (right) with exhibition artist Mara Adamitz Scrupe.

Green Acres is on view through January 20, 2013.  Learn more at

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