Collage” Opens At University Of Virginia Art Museum Aug.
August 3, 2004 --
- “Summer Collage”
Sunday, Aug. 15 - Sunday, Aug. 22
Opening reception – Sunday, Aug. 15, 2–5 p.m.
University of Virginia Art Museum
155 Rugby Road
by some 110 local school children highlight the "Summer
which opens at the University of Virginia Art Museum with a reception on
Sunday, Aug. 15, from 2 to 5 p.m.
show features roughly 175 works of art, created during the Summer
Arts @ the Museum program.
The students who produced these
works, rising fourth
12th-graders, participated in one of three two-week sessions featuring
a collage of multidisciplinary studios in the visual and performing
students received full scholarships to the program based on their financial
and learning needs.
exhibit will include an installation of 60 “Memory
and Memento Collage Boxes,” designed during a workshop with collage
artist Judy McLeod; abstract and realistic paintings on canvas and
paper; photo montage and digital images
created during a workshop in the University of Virginia Digital Media
Lab; life-size flower sculptures created from wire, paper and found
objects; and a video installation
of a “Dance Collage” workshop, led by Prospect Dance Group.
Arts @ the Museum is made possible with support from Bama Works
Fund through the Charlottesville-Albemarle Community Foundation,
Yong Friends of the Museum,
Thomas L. Piper, Jr. Education Endowment, MSW Foundation, the Rotary
Club of Charlottesville, S. Sonjia Smith, Gravity Lounge, Whole Foods,
Center, Cavalier Produce, Old Dominion Charter, and Sam's Club.
information about the exhibit or the museum, call (434) 924-3592
or visit the museum Web site: http://www.virginia.edu/artmuseum.
Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298