Contemporary Art

At The Reading Room


Postal Mortem                                                            
Jennie Ottinger
at The Reading Room
3715 Parry Avenue/Dallas
November 15 — December 13
reception/stamp trade 11/15 from 6 to 9 pm

Postal Mortem by San Francisco based artist Jennie Ottinger will feature 25 postcards (front and back) sent by Ottinger as a creative endeavor to support the U.S. Postal Service and this endangered mode of communication. The postcards feature social media type messages that are handwritten with related drawings. The opening reception on Saturday, November 15 will involve a stamp exchange: bring some to swap for others (like tiny trading cards). Visit Jennie Ottinger’s website for further information about Postal Mortem.

Ottinger received a BFA from California College of the Arts and a MFA from Mills College. Her work has been shown at Volta NY Art Fair, NADA Art Fair/Miami, Headlands Center for the Arts, Johansson Projects and locally at Conduit Gallery and has been published in Art in America, ArtSlant, Daily Serving, 7X7, Huffington Post.

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