Points in the Pattern of a Cloud
paintings by John Humphries & porcelain by Katherine Tauscher
June 22 – July 28, 2018
Opening Reception: Friday, June 22, 5 – 7 pm
Ceramic artist Katherine Tauscher uses the hand-building method of pinching to create her functional work. Her organic pinched surfaces, bright colors, and playful use of imagery create an engaging visual and tactile experience for both viewers and users.
Having completed degrees in Architecture, and Fine Arts in Design, now Professor of Architecture and Interior Design at Miami University, John Humphries is a visual artist, gardener, and designer focusing on translating one media form to another. The creative work takes the form of photo/watercolor constructions, carved wooden slabs, and automatic poems.
The two artists will fill the Armstrong Gallery with complex color and pattern relationships while exploring the playfulness that mixed media works can allow.
Andy Zeal with Comics for the Future, an ongoing project which combines art, comics, storytelling, and education to give a voice to a relatively voiceless populations.
Rockwell: A discussion with Janet Connelly
Tuesday, July 24th, 5-6pm FREE
Art historian Janet Connelly will speak about Norman Rockwell's later work that dealt with the themes of racism and poverty in America addressing an often overlooked political side to Rockwell's beloved paintings.
Janet has been engaged in the field of Art history for over forty years, having taught at Montana State University, Illinois Wesleyan University, and Illinois State University. She also served as the curator of the Digital Resources Art Collection for the School of Art and Milner Library, retiring in 2014. She continues to stay active in her field by currently teaching Art history courses at Heartland Community College.
Next to Normal: Story Slam
Friday, July 27th from 8:30-9:30pm. Doors open at 8pm. FREE
RE: taking a look back will be the inspiration for the night.