Shift/Convert: 21st Century Alchemy
Mar. 25, 2023 - Jun. 30, 2015
Turning lead into gold. Discovering the Philosopher’s Stone. Achieving immortality and redemption.
Alchemy, the forerunner of modern chemistry, bridged the practical and spiritual in man’s pursuits, influencing the Renaissance and the Age of Enlightenment.
Shift/Convert: 21st Century Alchemy looks at the essence of alchemy – transformation to an idealized state – as expressed in contemporary art. This Gallery 550 exhibition will run from March 25 to June 30, 2015.
Shift/Convert will feature art across a variety of media. All communicate a unique voice and/or thought-provoking perspective about transformation and change. Artists chosen to participate comprise the following:
Andreas (Andi) Baumgartner
BO MI JO
Gallery 550 is an art gallery quite unlike any other. The corporate social responsibility project of Globe Runner, Gallery 550 provides exhibition space for up-and-coming artists via its office walls.
Globe Runner is one of the few digital agencies in Texas that doubles as an art gallery, and one of the few agencies worldwide founded and led by a CEO who is also a professional sculptor.