Gary Sczerbaniewicz creates small sculptural works that showcase hybrid architecture as the subject matter. His scale-model replicas of brick building fragments and brick masonry façade catalogue a range of vignettes that have been culled from his experience living in a rust-belt city for more than a decade. In this grouping of works, disconnected doors, blocked windows, shadows of staircases, collapsed walls, eroded rooflines, and bloated surfaces shrug off their originally designed roles and stand as petrified strata which seem to gently mock the beholder.
Arthur Popek's award-winning graphic prints span traditional printmaking techniques including etching, aquatint, dry point, and mezzotint. His whimsical paintings prints offer a detailed view of the artist's imagination, often inspired by his surroundings of nature and civilization. As a Polish artist, living and working in his home country, Popek has been a successful painter and illustrator, but his prints are what give him the most joy. Popek feels the process of printmaking brings him "back to [his] roots."
On view in both the Zoe Golloway Gallery and Munroe Family Community Gallery, this exhibition will present the visual conversations between the artists belonging to the Ten Artists, Ltd. group, begun in 1985. The works by Rene Lynch, Susan Allen, Mary Apple, Jennifer Clinard, Wendy Devarieux, Rosemary Ferguson, Nina Freeman, Judy Nable, Bev Sipos and Pam Talley in watercolor, acrylic, oil, pastel, and mixed media, will explore the individual's response to place, memory and life experience.
Vitreous Enamels brings together four master enamelists, Kristin Anderson, Chris Hierholzer, Carole Jayne, Mary Reynolds, and Kathy Wilcox, each who has devoted 20-30 years to enameling and who specialize in a particular technique and have a unique style.
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