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Crisp-Ellert exhibit opening Jan. 18

SAINT AUGUSTINE –  Jan. 18 the group exhibition “Heroic in its ordinariness” will open with a reception at the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum from 5 – 8 p.m. The exhibit is curated by Staci Bu Shea with Crisp-Ellert Director Julie Dickover. It features work from Elizabeth Atterbury, Beverly Buchanan, Taraneh Fazeli, Feminist Health Care Research Group, Carolyn Lazard, Redeem Pettaway, Falke Pisano and Sasha Wortzel. The exhibit runs through Feb. 21.

The opening reception will begin at 5 p.m. with an exhibition walkthrough with Staci Bu Shea, followed by a 6 p.m. performance by Redeem Pettaway.

Staci Bu Shea organizes exhibitions, researches and writes about ruminations, processes and representations of social life in art, institutions, social movements and the everyday. Bu Shea is curator at Casco Art Institute: Working for the Commons, an Utrecht-based institute that cultivates and presents art practices based on “study lines” with and for the commons alongside communities in the field of art, education and activism.

Bu Shea graduated from the Center of Curatorial Studies at Bard College and curated “Emphasis Repeats” at Hessel Museum of Art. Most recently, Bu Shea was co-curator of Barbara Hammer’s retrospective “Evidentiary Bodies” at Leslie Lohman Museum.

The exhibit follows the themes of Bu Shea’s residency at Crisp-Ellert Art Museum in Spring 2017.

For further information on the museum’s exhibitions and related programs, please visit the website at, or contact Julie Dickover at 904-826-8530 or The museum’s hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, 12 to 4 p.m., while classes are in session.

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