'Galactic Journal" on display
expressionist artist Robert Reed will kick off his "Galactic
Journal" exhibit at the Bayly
Art Museum with a talk April 5 at 5:30 p.m. in Campbell Hall,
exhibit runs from April 6 through July 8. Reed will also be at
the Bayly's First Friday reception April 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
who spent part of his childhood in Charlottesville, works with
paint, collage materials and electrostatic images of previous
paintings to create abstract images. His new work conveys a vision
of space exploration, both inner and outer, and incorporates the
school colors of his middle and high schools as well as his undergraduate
and graduate universities.
uses colors from Charlottesville's Jefferson High School and Burley
Middle School, Morgan State University in Baltimore and Yale University,
where he now teaches, to link his growing-up years in Charlottesville
with his training and work as an artist and teacher.
work allows me to document experiences, thoughts, objects, places
and people, both in the past and in the future," Reed said.
exhibition is supported in part by University Arts funds, the
Office of African-American Affairs and private contributions.