The Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum is currently running an exhibition featuring 13 of 15 painted screens by Alabama artist Dale Kennington. Originating as two individual series, Subjective and Contemporary Mythologies, the showing of both series here is the first time they have been combined as one complete body of work.

-Through the lens of everyday events and situations, Kennington's Mythologies represent observations of mundane and common experiences which are often overlooked by society. By selecting these insignificant moments in time, Kennington explores personal and universal mythologies found in contemporary American society. She captures moments as if time stood still for several seconds longer than it should-time enough for the artist to record and document those moments in a state of naked reality. Indeed, Kennington makes "time" a figure, a persona, that society seldom acknowledges. Like all artists, Kennington reflects her time and place in history. Her work is a composite of contemporary artistic discourses involving the use of technology, psychology, and cultural mythologies.

Dale Kennington’s work has been featured in several gallery shows which include 15 solo and 29 group museum exhibitions. Her paintings are held in 10 prestigious museum collections, including the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown,Ohio; the Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museumof Art in Nashville, Tennessee; The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts; the Mobile Museum of Art; and the personal collection of King Carl Gustaf XVI of Sweden.


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