Now” Opens At Fayerweather Gallery Sept. 2
August 21, 2002--
McIntire Department of Art Faculty
WHAT: Exhibition: “Art Now”
WHEN: Monday, Sept. 2. through Thursday, Sept.
Gallery hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE: Fayerweather Gallery, University of Virginia
WHAT: Opening reception and gallery talks by the
WHEN: Friday, Sept. 6, 5 to 7 p.m., talks at 6
WHERE: Fayerweather Gallery
From digital art to work inspired by Sept. 11, the annual faculty
art show at the University of Virginia’s Fayerweather Gallery
features a variety of media and subjects.
The exhibition, which opens Monday, Sept. 2, and runs through Thursday,
Sept. 26, includes digital art by visiting artist Bogdan Achimescu,
who returns to the McIntire Department of Art from Romania. He was
artist-in-residence at U.Va. during the spring 2000 semester. He
has been teaching digital art in summer school and will continue
during the 2002-03 academic year. A drawing and print artist, Achimescu
has expanded his palette to include the digital medium.
by the events of Sept. 11 and a quote from novelist John Gardner,
who describes art as “lightening,” sculptor William
Bennett’s piece, “Falling House: Like Lightening,”
takes advantage of the unique space of the gallery and makes a connection
between the interior space of the gallery and the outside.
in the show will be recent work by Richard Crozier, Dean Dass, Lydia
Gasman, Philip Geiger, Sanda Iliescu, Megan Marlatt, Akemi Ohira,
Lincoln Perry, Eric Schmidt, Elizabeth Schoyer, David Summers, William
Wylie and Kevin Everson, who was a fellow at the American Academy
in Rome last year.
Gallery is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information about the exhibit, contact Millie Dean
at (434) 924-6123 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298