Mercurial Imagination_ Abilene, TX

 

Mercurial Imagination-installation 1Oct. 23rd, 2009
5:00 pm Nov. 13, 2009: Closing Reception and Artist Talk
Mercurial Imagination

Ira M. Taylor Memorial Art Gallery

Hardin Simmons University,
Abilene, Texas, 79698.
(325) 670-1000

HSU’s Ira M. Taylor Memorial Gallery Gallery presents “Mercurial Imagination,” featuring the work of Ryder Jon Piotrs members Piotr Chizinski, Ryder Richards, Sue Anne Rische and Jonathan Whitfill. The work ranges from altered books and shredded text to gunpowder drawings and cast bomb forms. The work questions social class systems, the intangible form of knowledge, and violence in a modern world. The exhibition will take place from Oct 26-Nov 13, 2009. The gallery will host a closing reception featuring an artist talk and question/answer session on November 13, 5:00-6:30.

Ryder Jon Piotrs (RJP) is comprised of artists who have created an alternative method of engagement with the development of a Nomadic Truck Gallery. The gallery is a converted 24’ Ryder truck complete with white sheetrock panels and track lighting. Since it’s debut over 2 years ago the mobile gallery has prompted several group exhibitions for the RJP members. Most recently the group has shown in Dallas, Abilene, and Marfa. They have also hosted a national juried ceramics exhibition in Phoenix, Arizona. For more information please contact one of the RJP members.

press: GLASSTIRE.com

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