MAY 8 - AUGUST 10, 2019
Closing Reception Saturday August 10, 5-9pm, free

Bridge ARTSpace
23 Maine Avenue
Richmond, CA 94804

The Spirit of Invention - Bay Area Instrument Makers

An indoor and outdoor exhibition of musical instruments and visual scores including works by Krys Bobrowski, Olivier Di Cicco, Brian Day, Paul Dresher, Mauro Fortissimo, Larnie Fox, Dan Gottwald, Daryl Henline, Bart Hopkin, Brenda Hutchinson, Sung Kim, Cheryl E. Leonard, Tom Nunn, Norman Rutherford, David Samas, Ian Saxton, Sudhu Tewari, and Peter Whitehead. Leonard has natural-object instruments made out of driftwood, kelp, bark, and bones on display.



Thursday midnight to Friday 3am PST

Berkeley, CA

Over the Edge Radio

Three hours of live mix and audio collage radio from Negativland. This week music, field recordings, and natural object instruments from Cheryl E. Leonard are featured. Sound sources may or may not include Scottish rain, a Bavarian frog pond, artifacts from the excavation of the Transbay Terminal, and a driftwood instrument named "Spiny."



AUGUST 22 - DECEMBER 6, 2019
Opening Reception: Thursday August 22, 5-7pm
Reception/Gallery Talk with visiting artist Raven Chacon: Thursday September 5, 5-7pm

Western Carolina Fine Art Museum
John W. Bardo Fine & Performing Arts Center
Western Carolina University
1 University Drive
Cullowhee, NC 28723

Resounding Change: Sonic Art and the Environment

An exhibition featuring contemporary artists who explore environmental issues through sound. Artworks encourage visitors to listen more closely to the natural world and think about how sound is being used in a time of environmental crisis. Works, which range from a large-scale video installation to more intimate encounters with sound through headphones, pose the following questions: What does sound tell us about our place in the world? What aspects of environmental change can we better understand through sound? What can sound tell us about the current conditions that shape our planet? Leonard is showing some of her Antarctic work including penguin-bone instruments, graphic scores, and audio recordings of compositions.