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One of Kelly Mathews’ works. Mathews writes fears on a surface, covers it in wax, and then scrapes the words resist fear out of the surface. (Photos submitted)
Visitors at an art show writing their fears on one of Kelly Mathews’ pieces of art. Mathews has people write their fears on a surface, before covering it with wax and scraping out the words “resist fear.”
Carly Gerber, Freelance Reporter
11:00 am CDT November 1, 2018

“I have been incredibly concerned about the rising culture of fear in this country,” said Chicago-based artist Kelly Mathews, who’s exhibit Project Resist Fear opens at the Art Center Highland Park (TAC) Nov. 8.