2nd Friday Openings Include Kitch at Inkblot

As part of the Island City’s 2nd Friday art openings, San Francisco collage artist Maureen Shields will exhibit works at Inkblot Gallery, 933b Central Ave., this Friday, March 13, from 6 to 9 p.m. Shields makes mixed-media collages that combine hand-painted and drawn elements with print material sourced from the 1940s up to the 1980s.

Shields’ art attempts to balance between the whimsical, the grotesque and the commonplace, hoping to skew perspective and reintroduce the strangeness and complexity associated with childhood.

Learn more at www.maureen-shields.com and www.inkblotgallery.com.