January 19 – September 13, 2020
Lisa Stroud, Fran Gardner, Beau Wild + Eli Corbin | photo by Shana Dry
Focusing on issues women have dealt with for centuries, Voice Lessons is a multi-media visual-arts narrative of women’s lives — the strength, tenacity and courage demonstrated by our mothers, sisters, daughters and friends. Shifting the dialogue toward empowerment, the art of four female artists, Eli Corbin (Asheville, NC), Fran Gardner (Heath Springs, SC), Lisa Stroud (Cary, NC) and Beau Wild (Port Orange, FL), illustrates the multi-dimensional reality of womanhood — as intelligent and sexual and as powerful and feminine, with emotional range. Voice Lessons encourages tolerance, empathy and compassion among women and men, as it draws together the struggle, strength, vulnerability, individuality and community of the female experience.
© 2016 Franklin G. Burroughs • Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum
Myrtle Beach’s Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum strives to be one of the finest visual arts museums in the Carolinas. With 11 galleries that change throughout the year, Myrtle Beach’s only art museum offers exhibitions featuring paintings, textiles, sculpture, photography, video, ceramics, assemblage, collage and more. A visit to the Art Museum’s exhibitions can be enhanced by its lively programming, including artist receptions, tours, lectures, workshops and classes for both adults and children.