"Zemka Carra and Carol Nipomnich Dixon: Winners of the 2014 Small Works Exhibitions"
Location: N.A.W.A. Gallery, 80 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1405, New York, NY, 10011
Dates of exhibit: December 10, 2014-January 2, 2015
Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10am-5pm
Reception: Wednesday, December 17, 5-7 pmZemka Carra's work for this exhibition will combine photography and mixed media. She is known for her paintings, but also works as a photographer. Her appreciation for natural beauty is presented two ways: realistically and abstractly. Carra's art education was at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, followed in New York at the Art Students League with Isaac Soyer and David Leffel, as well as with Edgar A. Whitney at the National Art League in Douglaston, NY. She has shown in the U.S. as well as in Europe.
Carol Nipomnich Dixon is exhibiting a selection of her mixed-media embroidered collages, along with related oil paintings and photographs. Her collages incorporate found objects, papers and fabrics with contemporary and traditional stitchery. Among those who inspired her are Wassily Kandinsky, Gustav Klimt and Lee Krasner, as well as her Russian-born paternal grandmother, who taught her to embroider. She has a BA from Vassar College, an MA from Columbia University, and studied with Reuben Tam and Leo Manso. Her work has appeared in many galleries, museums, corporate headquarters, art centers and private collections.