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Ripple Effect, in PEM's Interactive Art & Nature Center, highlights water as a medium for artistic expression. Water's allure to contemporary artists as a creative medium is compelling, especially in relation to the unique, life-giving properties of this substance we so often take for granted.

Ripple Effect features work by:

Joan Brigham, MA (temporary installation in the Asian Garden June 2011— Aug 2011)

Simon Christen, CA 

Jim Denevan, CA

Christine Destrempes, NH

Janet Fredericks, VT

Georgie Friedman, MA

Mags Harries, MA

Lajos Heder, MA

Terje Isungset, Norway

Ned Kahn, CA

Cornelia Kubler Kavanagh, CT

Shinichi Maruyama, NY

Warren Mather, MA

Peter Wasilewski, MD

Daniel Wheeler, CA

Walter Wick, CT

Georgie Friedman, works on exhibit:

Geyser, two-channel video, 2009

Flight II, Ascent I, Archival Digital Photograph, 33” x 33”, 2010

more exhibit info

Peabody Essex Museum

East India Square
161 Essex Street
Salem, MA 01970

Opening Day: Saturday, June 18, 2011, 10am - 4pm

Admission Info & Directions

Open Tuesday–Sunday, 10am until 5pm.

Closed Mondays (except holidays).

Press Release

Image credit: Jim Denevan, “Siberia Circles,” 2010; nine-square-mile snow drawing (detail)


Ripple Effect