Current Affairs is a series of works that respond both to pre and post election, personally as a woman, and more broadly, as a citizen reconsidering social justice and the integrity of the political climate.

Follow The Money
2019
Flock velvet, plastic, metal leaf, shredded dollar bills, and vinyl lettering
9"h x 7"w
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Wood, acrylic, plastic, metal leaf, glass, mirror, shredded US $1 bills, American flag, rhinestone lettering and polyurethane
VOTE Unicorn
2018
Wood, acrylic, plastic, metal leaf, glass, mirror, shredded US $1 bills, American flag, rhinestone lettering and polyurethane
25 ½"h x 7" diameter
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Resin, plastic, digital print, mourning bunting and plexi
AMERICA 2018
2018
Resin, plastic, digital print, mourning bunting and plexi
96"h x 70"w x 3"d
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital archival print
I'm Still Here
2018
Digital archival print
Dimensions variable
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Glass, resin, acrylic
Undefined Palate
2018 - 2019
Glass, resin, acrylic
11"h x 12"d
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Resin, glitter lettering, Swarovski crystal, acrylic, polyurethane, and enamel on canvas and wood
Do Not Touch
2018
Resin, glitter lettering, Swarovski crystal, acrylic, polyurethane, and enamel on canvas and wood
6"h x 4"w x 2"d
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Acrylic, vinyl lettering, plastic, and polyurethane on canvas
#Matti
2018
Acrylic, vinyl lettering, plastic, and polyurethane on canvas
4"h x 6 3/4"w x 2 1/4"d
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Acrylic, vinyl lettering, plastic, and polyurethane on canvas
#ForTheFuture
2018
Acrylic, vinyl lettering, plastic, and polyurethane on canvas
6 ¼"h x 4 ½"w x 2"d
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital C-print face-mounted on aluminum back and non-glare museum plexi front
The End
2018
Digital C-print face-mounted on aluminum back and non-glare museum plexi front
31"h x 20"w
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital print on archival paper (Framed)
Do Not Touch
2018
Digital print on archival paper (Framed)
30"h x 24"w; Framed dimensions 33 1/4"h x 28"w
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital print on archival paper (Framed)
Who Killed Medusa?
2017-2018
Digital print on archival paper (Framed)
30"h x 24"w; Framed dimensions 33 1/4"h x 28"w
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital print on archival paper
If You're Tired of Getting These Emails From ME
2018
Digital print on archival paper
10"h x 14"w
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital archival print on velvet rag paper
The Right to Choose
2018
Digital archival print on velvet rag paper
4"h x 7"w
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs C-print face-mounted to plexi with digital print face-mounted to plexi and fabric bunting flag
A Declaration
2017- 2018
C-print face-mounted to plexi with digital print face-mounted to plexi and fabric bunting flag
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital Print
Our Rights
2017
Digital Print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital Print
Power to the People
2017
Digital Print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital Print
Stories Suc
2017
Digital Print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital Print
Resist
2017
Digital Print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital Print
Women's Rights are Human Rights
2017
Digital Print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital Print
United We Stand
2017
Digital Print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital Print
We Can Believe In
2017
Digital Print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital Print
Are We Divided / Divided We Are
2017
Digital Print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Brass and Vinyl
America 2016
2016
Brass and Vinyl
10"h x 3 ¾"dia
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital Print
Farewell America
2016
Digital Print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital Print
We Are Divided / Divided We Are
2016
Digital Print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Metal leaf on digital print on rag paper and vinyl lettering
America
2016-2017
Metal leaf on digital print on rag paper and vinyl lettering
6"h x 4"w
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital Print
Bully Bully Bully
2016
Digital Print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital Print
Naughty and Nasty
2016
Digital Print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital Print
The Day After
2016
Digital Print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital print mounted on foam core, printed metal campaign buttons, plexi donation box and digital print sign, glass bowl, Betsy Ross polyester flag and wood shelf
Rush for President
2008
Digital print mounted on foam core, printed metal campaign buttons, plexi donation box and digital print sign, glass bowl, Betsy Ross polyester flag and wood shelf
66"h x 37"w x 16 ½"d
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