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Jeremy Jones - Soft Spot

Jeremy Jones (Baby Bling and Growth images)
Left: Baby Bling, stoneware, welded steel, paint and chain, 6" x 10" x 7" 
Right: Growth, stoneware, wheels, steel, paint, rope and pallet wood, 24" x 13" x 12" 

September 9, 2014 - November 30, 2014
Art Case, A/B Meeter-Greeter Lounge

Jeremy Jones received a Bachelor of Fine Arts concentrating in sculpture and ceramics from the University of Wyoming in 2006 and a Master of Fine Arts in sculpture from Wichita State University in 2012. Jeremy’s work encompasses a plethora of media and hybrid art processes from the use of fiberglass and experimental casting techniques to work in ceramics. Jeremy is currently a sculpture and ceramics technician at Vanderbilt University and an adjunct instructor in ceramics at Tennessee State University.

About Soft Spot
“The birth of my son Henri has forever changed my life. This body of work is an attempt to preserve and document the fleeting moments of his infancy. I am investigating the varied spaces of parenthood from the liminal and spiritual to the quirky, comical and unconditional. My wife and I share a physical and psychological connection to another entity that is a literal part of each of us, and this concept is made evident in some of the works. Dis- embodied arms become the instruments that physically connect and navigate our child through space as he discovers a new world. Pull ropes and handles on the toy-like figures suggest notions of play, transience and a dependence on relationships. The daily rituals of bottle feedings, diaper changes and pure exhaustion have replaced the nervous anticipation; however, I cannot overlook the moments of gibbering baby talk and ‘pure’ cuteness on this brave new journey of parenthood.”
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Arts at the Airport receives funding for the visual arts from the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA) and the Tennessee Arts Commission (TAC). The Flying Solo Exhibition Series is funded under an agreement with TAC. For more information about Arts at the Airport, please call (615) 275-1614 or send email to arts@nashintl.com.