"Liminal" is not a commonly used word, but its various meanings are filled with artistic possibilities. "Between," "transformation," and "dislocation" are some. "Liminal" refers to that period when things are in transition, when possibilities for danger, change, and mystery exist in equal measure. It is also the defining feature of a new exhibition of works by Lin Lisberger, Michael Yefko, and Phyllis Ewen in an appealing exhibition on display at the Grimshaw-Gudewicz Gallery at Bristol Community College.
Anything "liminal" offers possibilities, challenges and perspective. The three artists, using visually similar materials but with vastly different approaches, all gaze at the intersection between the natural world and our involvement in it with curiosity and reticence.