"Sharon Dowell captures the energy of place, the economic boom and downturn, and explores the theme of man vs. nature. She is interested in the documentation of memory, and at times incorporates references to our changing political and social environment in her work." --Charlotte Viewpoint
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"Charlotte-based contemporary artist Sharon Dowell uses her travels - from far away lands like Iceland and Ireland to various states within the U.S.A. - and history as a muse. Most recently, she's been delving into the past of London's biker subculture in the 1960s. The curator for Culture Initiative and Baku Gallery's Folk Devils, Moral Panics & Pinups exhibit, Dowell knew little about motorcycles and the Mods vs. Rockers phenomenon before she started researching in preparation for the show, which runs through June 30. CL spoke to Dowell about the exhibit, as well as her own artwork and upcoming projects." Arts Flash: Q&A with Sharon Dowell, Creative Loafing, Charlotte, NC
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