Therman Statom: Novella
February 1, 2024
July 14, 2024
The Sioux City Art Center is thrilled to present a solo exhibition of work by Omaha-based artist Therman Statom. This will be his first exhibition at the Art Center and will feature a combination of reformatted earlier pieces as well as new artworks that have not been on view before. Therman Statom is recognized internationally for his innovative and experimental combinations of glass, painting and mixed media in ambitious site-specific installations, wall-mounted vitrines, and blown glass heads. Statom’s ambitious and elegant sculptures are constructed of industrial window glass that is both structural as well as a transparent. He utilizes these different properties to spectacular effect, creating moments of clarity and opacity, display and obscurity. Over his career he has explored motifs, such as the ladders, boxes, houses, and chairs that are poignant exaggerations of common domestic items.
This exhibition is organized by Sioux City Art Center Curator Chistopher Atkins and is generously supported in part by a Partner Grant from Humanities Iowa.
Therman Statom working in his studio