Icons and Instruments, wall sculpture
August 29 - October 7, 2016
Reception and gallery talk:
Thursday, September 15, 3:00-5:00 pm
Steven Careau’s sculptures serve as devices or tools that explore their wall territories as if they were claiming ownership. Made of hardwoods and metal, each piece measures its allotted space while suggesting alternative options of size and configuration, implying a capacity for adjustment to tasks and to the environment in which tasks are performed These are sculptures of both cognitive and physical reach.
In his Artist Statement Careau offers this sense of intention:
Seen as both object and act, the work brings to mind exotic specimens, rare examples, caught and held, preserved unchanging. Removed from dirt, gravity, moisture, and strain, it leads the viewer from its material reality to the realm of the ideal, to thought and idea. This dynamic recurs throughout my work and is a defining principle of my artistic and intellectual identity.
Coming Soon …
JIM FORTUNE: Selves (paintings and Drawings), October 10 - November 17
BRIAN CHU: Recent Paintings, November 20 - December 21
NANCY WYNN and JOHN BIZIS: Silent Witness
(Photography and Installation), February 1 - March 10, 2017
ERNESTO MONTENEGRO: Sculpture, March 12- April 16, 2017
2017 VISUAL ARTS STUDENT EXHIBITION, April 20 - June 30, 2017