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Shannon Molter Interview: Origin Story at the 10th Street Gallery

**The following interview was conducted via email with artist Shannon Molter regarding her current exhibition - Origin Story at the Tenth Street Gallery** JA:       How important do you feel the narrative is in contemporary society? SLM:   Narrative is exceptionally important in contemporary society.  It is easily seen throughout our world and is deeply ingrained within our minds, constantly being considered and being put into practice.  For example we all have a personal story.  It includes the setting in which we grew up, who our parents were, how we were raised by them or someone...

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Origin Story: Shannon Molter at the Tenth Street Gallery

The legacy of what we leave behind; the art and objects, books and images, the textiles and vocal tales we share all tell the story of who we are as individuals and as a culture.  These elements shine a light on where we have been, highlighting what we have seen and experienced firsthand, and illuminating who we are and the time in which we existed. These stories as artist Shannon Molter illustrates in her exhibition Origin Story at the Tenth Street Gallery are only a small part of a larger more elaborate narrative where Mother Nature takes on a defining role. Balancing a mixture of two and three...

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