UIUC Art and Design Faculty Exhibition, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL, Fall 2016.
‘…Rachele Riley’s “Beauty Piece” is a collection of charming printed cards reading “This is beautiful” in different fonts, for the owner to leave wherever he or she finds beauty in everyday life. Whoever finds the card is then invited to see the world through the eyes of whoever left the card. While some of the art was more pessimistic, I appreciated “Beauty Piece’s” simple celebration of personal discovery…’
[featured to the right of my work, is Patrick Hammie, and in foreground, Steve Cartwright, and in room in background, Zina Saro-Wiwa]