?Nature/Nurture, an exhibition featuring works by a dozen contemporary female artists exploring the influence of gender and its impact on their practice, opens at?Ferrin Contemporary?on the MASS MoCA campus on?Wednesday, March 4, and?runs through Saturday, March 28. An?opening reception?will be held on?Friday, March 20, 5:30 ? 7:30pm.

Nature/Nurture?includes work by?Cristina C?rdova, Giselle Hicks,?Lauren Mabry,?Anina Major,?Crystal Morey, Kadri P?rnamets,?Linda Sikora, Sally Silberberg,?Linda Sormin,?Mara Superior,?Rae Stern, and?Tricia Zimic.

The timely exhibition explores ideas that range from direct interpretations of the natural world to more abstract notions, such as the construction of gender and the endowed role of women within their personal and professional careers?.?

Rae?ut Stern, Artist Portrait, photo by T. Maxwell Wagner.