Valentyna Roenko Simpson: Cell Memory

VALENTYNA ROENKO SIMPSON: CELL MEMORY

May 5–July 10, 2009

In Parker Gallery

Artist Valentyna Roenko Simpson has created a fiber installation that addresses the potential that DNA holds for unlocking the secrets of human ancestry. Roenko Simpson's fiber media portraits appear individualized, yet they are also universal, suggesting a link reaching back to the origins of human history. Themes of identity, ancestry, science and memory permeate her artistic vision.