Kim Alsbrooks
Lorraine Divine, 2015
Oil on aluminum
8 x 4 1/2 inches
Courtesy of the Artist
Photography Courtesy of the Artist

Lost and Found: Featuring Kim Alsbrooks and Nikki Couppee

September 25, 2015 – January 3, 2016

This exhibition underscores the ability some artists have to decontextualize the marginalized or overlooked, and to imbue the ordinary with something extraordinary. Works made of found materials from RAM’s collection are combined with the work of two featured artists. Kim Alsbrooks emblazons found trash, such as aluminum cans, with detailed oil and graphite portraits of historical figures. Interested in the connection between adornment and social status, Nikki Coupee uses found objects, Plexiglas, and brass to create jewelry that appears opulent even though it is made of non-precious elements.

More About the Exhibition

Exhibition Gallery Guide (PDF)

Press Room

Artists in the Exhibition

Kim Alsbrooks, Boris Bally, Don Baum, Harriete Estel Berman, Jerry Bleem, Teri Blond, Ken Bova, Lou Cabeen, Nikki Couppee, Robert L. Dancik, Robert Ebendorf, John S. Fraser, Leopold Foulem, John J. Grant, John Garrett, Geoffrey Gorman, Rowena Gough, Walter S. Hamady, Bobby Hansson, Bruce Helander, Tina Fung Holder, David V. Holmes, Judith Hoyt, Lissa Hunter, Jerome E. Karadis, Esther Knobel, Robin Kranitzky, Gyongy Laky, Lauren Levy, John J. Libowski, Keith LoBue, Hollyanne Mitchell, Zoe Morrow, Judy Onofrio, Kim Overstreet, Bryan Petersen, Susan Shie, Karyl Sisson, Kiff Slemmons, Susan Kasson Sloan, Alan Burton Thompson, Anne Wilson, and Nancy Worden

Lost and Found: Featuring Kim Alsbrooks and Nikki Couppee

September 25, 2015 – January 3, 2016
Kim Alsbrooks
Lorraine Divine, 2015
Oil on aluminum
8 x 4 1/2 inches
Courtesy of the Artist
Photography Courtesy of the Artist

This exhibition underscores the ability some artists have to decontextualize the marginalized or overlooked, and to imbue the ordinary with something extraordinary. Works made of found materials from RAM’s collection are combined with the work of two featured artists. Kim Alsbrooks emblazons found trash, such as aluminum cans, with detailed oil and graphite portraits of historical figures. Interested in the connection between adornment and social status, Nikki Coupee uses found objects, Plexiglas, and brass to create jewelry that appears opulent even though it is made of non-precious elements.

More About the Exhibition

Exhibition Gallery Guide (PDF)

Press Room

Artists in the Exhibition

Kim Alsbrooks, Boris Bally, Don Baum, Harriete Estel Berman, Jerry Bleem, Teri Blond, Ken Bova, Lou Cabeen, Nikki Couppee, Robert L. Dancik, Robert Ebendorf, John S. Fraser, Leopold Foulem, John J. Grant, John Garrett, Geoffrey Gorman, Rowena Gough, Walter S. Hamady, Bobby Hansson, Bruce Helander, Tina Fung Holder, David V. Holmes, Judith Hoyt, Lissa Hunter, Jerome E. Karadis, Esther Knobel, Robin Kranitzky, Gyongy Laky, Lauren Levy, John J. Libowski, Keith LoBue, Hollyanne Mitchell, Zoe Morrow, Judy Onofrio, Kim Overstreet, Bryan Petersen, Susan Shie, Karyl Sisson, Kiff Slemmons, Susan Kasson Sloan, Alan Burton Thompson, Anne Wilson, and Nancy Worden

Gallery of Work

Exhibitions at RAM are made possible by:

Platinum Sponsors

Judith and David Flegel Fund
Ron and Judith Isaacs
Nicholas and Nancy Kurten
Windgate Foundation

Diamond Sponsors

Osborne and Scekic Family Foundation
Ruffo Family Foundation

Gold Sponsors
Anonymous
David Charak
Silver Sponsors
A.C. Buhler Family
Andis Foundation
Lucy G. Feller
Ben and Dawn Flegel
Annette Hirsch Family
Dorothy MacVicar
RDK Foundation, Inc.

Jan Serr and John Shannon
Twin Disc, Inc.
Bronze Sponsors

Anonymous
Baird
Susan Boland
Virginia Buhler
Educators Credit Union
Fredrick and Deborah Ganaway
Get Behind the Arts Studio Tour
William A. Guenther
Tom and Sharon Harty
Andrea and Tony Hauser
David and Judy Hecker
Bradley Lynch
Carlotta Miller
Larry and Barbara Newman
The Norbell Foundation
Deb and Willard Walker

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