Title: Blue Repeat
Limited edition scarf. 35.5 x 35.5" silk chiffon with dye sublimation print from the series "exposure," which focuses on issues of lead-based paint within the domestic environment.
A portion of all proceeds will benefit CLEARCorps Detroit, who create healthy homes for children and families, with a specific focus on reducing the percentage of children in Detroit with lead poisoning.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Eleanor Oakes is photographic artist based in Detroit, MI. She is Assistant Professor of Photography at the College for Creative Studies, and founder of Darkroom Detroit, a local non-profit that increases access to photography and visual literacy. Her work has been featured internationally in numerous exhibitions and publications, including at Wayne State University (Detroit), University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame), Tyler Wood Gallery (New York and San Francisco), the University of the Arts (Philadelphia), Simone de Sousa Gallery (Detroit), N’Namdi Gallery (Detroit), Beyond Magazine (Germany), Detroit Sequential, among others. She was an Applebaum Emerging Artist Resident at Ponyride (Detroit) where she completed the collaborative public art project, “Graffiti Wanted,” to include residents in an open dialogue about governmental censorship, and is the recipient of awards including the Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Award from the San Francisco Foundation.