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Recourse

Scapes by Britta Anderson

December 1, 2022 - June 4, 2023

Recourse (noun): A source of help in a difficult situation.

This exhibition highlights two different bodies of work by painter Britta Anderson. On view will be her traditional water scapes paired with a multimedia series Anderson calls the Comfort Collection. Although done in different medias, Anderson’s works maintain a constant visual and contextual conversation with each other. Traditionally trained, Anderson embeds ideologies and techniques from 1800s Romanticism into contemporary approaches on landscape. Here these scapes present to the viewer Anderson’s relationship with natural place, nostalgia, and spatial curiosity.

Britta Anderson received her Master of Fine Arts at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), and a BFA in Studio Art/Art Education at Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM). Her work has been the subject of numerous group and solo exhibitions across the Midwest and Southeast, along with private and corporate collections across the United States.

Plains Art Museum thanks our generous PlainsArt4All members and donors, and our Organizational Partners for their support. Additional support provided by The McKnight Foundation, Bush Foundation, The Arts Partnership, The FUNd at PlainsArt Museum, and the North Dakota Council on the Arts, which receives funds from the North Dakota Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.
1: Britta Anderson, Slit, rock and muslin, 17 1⁄2  x 21 1⁄2  in., Courtesy of the artist • 2: Britta Anderson, Splish Splash, oil on canvas, 36 x 40 in., Courtesy of the artist

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