Zinc Contemporary | ZINC contemporary Pattern Recognition | new works by Holly Ballard Martz
ZINC contemporary exhibits the work of contemporary artists from the PNW and beyond with two gallery locations in the Seattle area.
political art, sculpture, contemporary sculpture, found object,found objects, assemblage, joseph cornell, holly ballard martz, holly martz, holly ballard, ballard martz, ballard-martz, seattle artist, university of Washington Alumni, uw printmaker, printmaker, sculpture, sculptor, political sculpture, political artist, art about the US, art about america, american art, art on america, art of politics, women artists, woman artist, woman sculptor
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Holly Ballard Martz

hballardmartz_color deficiency, I don't see color (black)_13.5x24.5x6_vintage x-ray viewer, Duratrans
hballardmartz_double crossed since birth_14x14.25_vintage men's detachable shirt collars
hballardmartz_open to interpretation (do you see what I see)_imitation gold leafon Rives BFK_30x22
hballardmartz_speak now or forever hold your piece_dimensions variable_vintage dental x-ray viewers, mixed media
hballardmartz_triage_89 x 22 x 6_found stretcher frame, brass stencils, brass
exterior shot
hballardmartz_land of the free_22x32_portion of US flag with color chemically removed, plastic price tage, vinyl, thread, grommets (1)
hballardmartz_stacked_vintage men's silk detachable shirt collars, toner transfer_22.25x16.25
hballardmartz_old glory (whitewashed and monetized)_57x31.5_found US flag with color chemically removed, shredded US currency, vinyl, thread
hballardmartz_to the highest bidder_22 x 60.5_portion of US flag with color chemically removed, plastic price tags, brass beads, embroidery floss
hballardmartz_procedural error results in flawed experiment_30 x 4.5 x 4.5_vintage US flag, glass tube
hballardmartz_color deficiency, I don't see color (white)_13.5x24.5x6_vintage x-ray viewer, Duratrans
hballardmartz_power grid_vintage men's detachable shirt collars_16x16
hballardmartz_the danger of nostalgia in wallpaper form (in utero) detail_dimensions variable_steel wire, paint
hballardmartz_security blanket_72 x 48_found US military blanket, paint, holes from 9mm bullets and 12 gauge shotgun blasts
install shot (Orwellian stele)
hballardmartz_separation of (gilded)_15 x 22_toner transfer and imitation gold leaf on Rives BFK
hballardmartz_separation of_15 x 22_toner transfer on Rives BFK

Pattern Recognition is my response to our politically charged times. In this exhibition I utilize text and found objects to examine patterns of behavior and thinking, confronting my own latent biases and those woven into our national fabric. – Holly Ballard Martz