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Getting to Know Mimi Hart Silver

We thank all who came on opening night, and have come in since, to view Mimi Hart Silver’s Dead of Night. If you have yet to experience the show, there are still two weeks left to see her acclaimed first solo exhibition at whitespace. We also invite you to join us for an afternoon closing reception and artist talk with Mimi on Saturday, July 27th. Stay tuned for details!

We’re thrilled to add Mimi Hart Silver to our fantastic roster of whitespace artists!  We sat down with Mimi to learn more about her life and work – read on and get to know this young Atlanta artist:

whitespace: We’re thrilled to add you to the whitespace roster and to introduce you and your work to the Atlanta art community and beyond.  Can you tell us a bit about yourself and where you come from?

Mimi Hart Silver: Thank you. It seems like yesterday that I was a student at SCAD dreaming about a show at whitespace, so this is all pretty surreal.

Mimi Hart Silver in her studio at the Goat Farm

I grew up on a string of barrier islands in North Carolina called the Outer Banks. It felt like the fringe or a frontier. Life and death seemed more apparent there because everyday life was shaped directly by the environment and the weather. It was impossible not to be effected. Continue reading