College of Visual & Performing Arts

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Exhibition: New Bedford Harbor in a New Light

Date & Time: on-going
from 06/05/2013 to 08/22/2013
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Location: University Art Gallery [map it]*
Admission: Free!
Sponsored by: College of Visual and Performing Arts
Contact: Viera Levitt
Description: The University Art Gallery proudly presents the second part of the project "New Bedford Harbor in a New Light" enlarging an exhibition that opened a few weeks ago at the New Bedford Art Museum.
Exhibition Dates: May 21 - August 22, 2013
Opening Reception and Artist Talks: Thursday, June 13th from 6pm to 9pm during the AHA! Night.

Exhibiting Artists: Donald Beal, Brooke Mullins Doherty, Severin Haines, Cynthia Guild, Peter Lipsitt & Susan Israel, Beatriz Oliveira, David Ricci, David Richardson, Stacy Latt Savage & Yasmin Flefleh-Vincent & Elizabeth Dooher, Carl Simmons, Alison Wells, Elizabeth Wilkinson, Kurt Wisneski

In an open call, the three curators, Kim Barry, Willoughby Elliott, and Lasse Antonsen invited artists to create work inspired by the New Bedford harbor's history and culture. The works on display range widely in terms of subject matter, referencing ocean eddies, acidification, the fishing industry, pollution, immigration as well as personal experiences. Stylistically the exhibition spans from gestural mark making in oil painting through photography, print, collage, quilt, sculpture, to installation.

The exhibition is accompanied by a comprehensive catalog featuring work by each artist along with a statement about their work. The catalog also includes essays by noted scholars, historians, and researchers from the South Coast.

The University Art Gallery is located at 715 Purchase Street in New Bedford. Summer Gallery hours are Monday thru Saturday from 9am to 6pm and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm, admission is free.

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