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Opening September 20th, 2013, is the exhibition Trashing Skies series 2010–2012 at the Deluca Gallery in Provincetown, MA. This exhibition includes large scale mixed media constructed paintings by Tom Hebért of Connecticut. The reception is scheduled for Friday, September 20th from 5–10 pm at Deluca Gallery 432 Commercial Street in Provincetown, MA. You can find more information on Hebért’s work at this link.
Tom Hebért is an Adjunct Professor of Art teaching painting and drawing.
Lyrical. LUSCIOUS features the work of the second group of Residency Program Artists: Wang Ai Ting, Du Chen Xiang, Jin Feng Shi and Xu Chun Yu. The exhibition dates are from August 10th through the 31st, 2013. An artist reception is August 17th from 6 to 8 pm. The gallery address is 165 State Street, Harris Building Atrium, Suite 106, New London, Connecticut. You can contact the gallery by visiting their contact page of their website.
Lyrical. LUSCIOUS is LQM Gallery’s latest exhibition featuring four Chinese artists taking part in ICAS (International Contemporary Art Space) International Residency program. Each with distinct artistic visions, inspirations and style, their skill and passion is evident in their rich brushwork and avant-garde treatment of everyday subjects.
Professor Qimin Liu is the Artistic Director of LQM Gallery in New London, Connecticut. Mr. Liu is Professor of Art and Painting in the Visual Arts Department.
Cynthia Guild’s oil paintings are featured in a juried exhibition entitled, New Bedford Harbor in a New Light in New Bedford, MA. Artists were invited to create new work centered around a theme related to the harbor and the fishing industry for a multi-media, open-response art exhibition. This exhibition runs from May 21–August 22, 2013 at the New Bedford Art Museum, the University Art Gallery and 244 Gallery at the Star Shore. This link will bring you to the gallery, as well as this link provides a short video showcasing the exhibition.
Cynthia Guild is an Adjunct Professor of Art teaching Drawing and other studio art courses.
Professor Imna Arroyo launched the book The Sacred Family telling the story of the Orishas. Orula, the Orisha of Wisdom, second only to God, was a witness to the moment of creation. Able to divine destiny, controller of the four winds, Orula saw the creation of the solar system, the Orishas and human beings. The book launch was held August 2, 2013 at Casa de Africa in Havana, Cuba.
Arroyo created the 32 linoleum prints of the Orishas (Deities of the Yoruba Panheom). The images are accompany by descriptions written by Isis Mattei with book design by James Nicholas Winner-Arroyo. Further information on this book, its launch and Professor Imna Arroyo can be found at this link from the Havana Times.
Professor Imna Arroyo is an Art Professor and head of the Printmaking department.
ArtSpace Gallery is exhibiting Muriel Miller’s Landscapes in Plein Air from September 6-28, 2013. The Opening Reception is Friday, September 6, 2013 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Gallery hours will be Saturdays, September 7, 14, 21, and 28 1 to 4 pm. You can find the gallery at 480 Main Street, Willimantic, Connecticut.
Miller’s paintings are plein air (directly on site), which reflect her emotional and artistic response to a scene that stimulates her imagination. Miller does not render photographic images of the scene but tries to capture her feelings, light and colors that she sees in the ever changing moment to capture a sense of place. Many of her paintings were done while teaching students in Art Location Studies Abroad in England, Ireland, Wales, Scotland and Australia.
Muriel Miller is an adjunct professor Art at Eastern Connecticut State University, Central Connecticut State University, and Paier College of Art.
Professor June Bisantz will be performing with the Chet Baker Project at the Litchfield Jazz Fest on Sunday, August 11 at 1:45 pm. Bisantz has been performing and writing music for over 20 years. She has co-written and produced jazz albums and has recorded with musicians like Steve Swallow, Lou Soloff, Mike Stern, Will Lee and others. Reviews and articles about her work appear in People, USA Today, DownBeat, and Jazziz.
Professor June Bisantz lives two lives: one is Bisantz is a Professor of Digital Art and Design, the other a “gifted singer with a warm, vibrant voice that can twist and turn on a dime” Newsday.
The Clare Gallery’s exhibition is free and open to the public and extends from August 11–October 17, 2013. A reception will be held on Saturday, August 10th from 5:00–7:30 p.m. At the reception, Coyle will invite her friend, photographer Kyn Tolson, to discuss both of their “processes of documentation.” Additionally, Tolson’s work for the organization Outreach to Haiti and the plight of the Haitian people will be discussed.
The Clare Gallery is housed in the Franciscan Center for Urban Ministry at 285 Church Street. The Center is part of St. Patrick – St. Anthony Church, a vibrant and active downtown faith community. Free parking is available directly across from the church, and the facility is handicapped accessible. More information may be found at spsact.org, click “Community Life” and then “Clare Gallery”.
Professor Nancy Wynn curated this exhibition for the Clare Gallery in Hartford, Connecticut. She is also Assistant Professor of Digital Art and Design.