Exhibition | Migrations | Contemporary Art at CollexArt | Portland | Art Week


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Sunday, 1 March 2020 to Thursday, 31 December 2020

Artist, Jeanne Golightly, uses her brush to bring attention to social issues. Golightly examines topics like borders, migration, racism, refugees, and displacement. In her paintings, she explores "the role of hope in the human condition and considers, with interest and wonder, those who move along uncertain paths toward unknowable futures."

With this group of work, Golightly manages to capture the loss of individuality that groups of people experience as they join migrations. By painting aerial views of featureless migrants, her paintings offers a critique of how the media and governments depict refugees and migrants as nameless, faceless masses who have no voice. With titles like Long They Wait, Hope Series No. 17, and Neither Here Nor There, Golightly underscores the predicament migrants find themselves in our present-day world.

Jeanne Golightly resides in the USA and has also lived in Germany, Jordan, Kuwait, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates. Her paintings are part of private collections in the Middle East, Europe, and the United States.

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JEANNE GOLIGHTLY has worked and lived in the United States, Germany, Jordan, Kuwait, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates.   In 2014, her family returned to the U.S. and they now reside in Athens, Georgia. Although settled in Athens, Golightly continues to travel, both overseas and in the U.S., finding inspiration in the beauty of our Earth and the cultures of it’s people. With a BFA in studio art/painting, with minors in both art history and weaving & textiles, Jeanne graduated from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.  Her work hangs in private collections in several countries in the Middle East, Europe and the United States. 

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Title: Long They Wait
Artist: Jeanne Golightly
Price: $2,700.00


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Exhibit is online.

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