Saturday, July 10, 2010
RACC 2010 Regional Exhibit
I went to the opening reception of this year's juried Regional exhibit at the Rome Arts and Community Center last night. The exhibit was superb with 57 beautiful pieces selected by Mary Murray (Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at Munson Williams). There was a nice mix of various media, including collage and mixed media. My friend and colleague Tom McCarthy won one of the awards (sponsored by the Rome Sentinal). Congrats Tom (seen here in photo with Norm Landis from the Rome Sentinel)! Here is a sampling of the works focusing on mixed media and assemblage. The pieces with the large white area and the red circles are by Amy Bartell. The piece with the large reddish swatch is by Michelle Southgate. The assemblage piece is by Dan Bacich (a former student of James Ridlon from Syracuse University -- another great assemblage artist in the style of Joseph Cornell). This exhibit is definitely worth seeing! Enjoy!