Susan Montgomery's Pope Joan was one of the highlights of the last Amherst Biennial and her solo exhibition on this subject could not have been timed better with the resignation of the Pope.How would the Catholic Church be different - if the church had a woman pope? Montgomery's explores the myth of a 9th century woman pope in her exhibit at APE Gallery< http://www.apearts.org/>
Montgomery presents her new body of work, Pope Joan: Omission from March 8 to March 29, 2012, Artist reception on March 8th from 5 - 8 PM.
Susan's work has always focused on the presentation of women in history, culture and our communal memory. Her past topics include Marie Curie, The Radium Girls and various women from literature and fairy tales .Pope Joan first appeared in Pioneer Women at Paper City Studios, Holyoke 2010.