Opening Reception: Michi Meko, Dark was the Night, Cold was the Ground

Kavi Gupta | 825 W. Washington Blvd. Chicago, IL, 60607. 4 June 2022
Kavi Gupta | 825 W. Washington Blvd. Chicago, IL, 60607. 5–7 PM

 

 

Join us for a reception Saturday, June 4 from 5-7 pm to celebrate the opening of the  solo exhibition, Dark was the Night, Cold was the Ground, and catalogue of new work by Michi Meko, Joan Mitchell Foundation Grantee and Artadia Award winner. Featuring works created entirely during the COVID-19 pandemic, the exhibition reflects on Meko’s ideas and experiences during isolation.

 

Dark was the Night, Cold was the Ground,  will be on view at Kavi Gupta | Washington Blvd. Fl 1  from June 4 through July 30, 2022.

 

 

Recent exhibitions of Meko's work include Realms of Refuge, Kavi Gupta, Chicago, IL; Michi Meko: Black and Blur, Clark Atlanta University Art Museum, Atlanta GA; Michi Meko: It Doesn’t Prepare You for Arrival, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA GA), Atlanta, GA; Michi Meko: Before We Blast off: The Journey of Divine Forces, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA; and Abstraction Today, MOCA GA, Atlanta, GA. His work is held in the collections of the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA; King & Spalding, Atlanta, GA; Scion (Toyota Motor Corporation), Los Angeles, CA; MetroPark USA Inc., Atlanta, GA; and CW Network, Atlanta, GA, among others. Meko is the recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant and the Atlanta Artadia Award, and was a finalist for the 2019 Hudgens Prize.