IT WILL NOT BE THE SAME WITHOUT YOU RMCAD presents the first American exhibition of French artist, AMANDE IN Amande In, IT WILL NOT BE THE SAME WITHOUT YOU Curated by Cortney Lane Stell Opening Reception: Thursday, May 16th, 6 – 9pm Exhibition Dates: May 16 – July 4th, 2013 Philip J. Steele Gallery, on the campus of the Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design The exhibition will run in the Philip J. Steele Gallery from Thursday, May 16th through Thursday, July 4th, 2013. Please join us for the opening reception on May 16th from 6 –9pm. The Exhibition: IT WILL NOT BE THE SAME WITHOUT YOU is the first US exhibition of French artist, AMANDE IN. This show centers on two performative works that involve the transition of materials and space in relation to viewer’s perception. In this exhibition the immaterial and material coalesce with the sensual and imagined and also where the real and unreal, the present and absent collide in exhibition form. The Artist: AMANDE IN (born 1981 in Les Lilas, France) currently based between Paris and Prague. She graduated from École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris. Since, she's been nominated for residencies such as Karlin Studios in Prague and VIR : ViaFarini In Residence in Milan. In 2010 she was guest professor and artist in residence at the School of Art of the Australian National University which hold a solo exhibition of her works. Her work was featured in exhibitions at Palais de Tokyo, Paris ; Futura, Prague; Museo de la Ciudad, Quito ; Le Corbusier Museum, Poissy ; Tranzit, Bratislava ; galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris ; galerie Maeght, Paris ; Monitor, Roma ; Seventeen gallery, London, to name a few.