in William Woods University’s Mildred M. Cox Gallery through Sept. 27. The
opening reception will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sept. 6.
years. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree (MFA) in ceramics, drawing and
printmaking. When the ceramic program
was eliminated from the curriculum at Stephens, he redoubled his focus on
drawing as his primary medium.
printmaking, after becoming a partner in Grindstone Lithography Studio.
Figurative drawing is his passion, working from the live model six to nine
hours each week.
motion expressing a body in apparent stillness.
As the man behind the easel, I prefer to see the movement in that still
model and accentuate the concept of motion through line and shape relationships.
The illusion here is the drawing is still, yet the observer is seeing
that we dress the part for, but we have a moment in everyday when those
differences are gone, when the costume comes off, when no one is there but our
simplest self. By working with the nude,
I hope to communicate that state symbolically, the roll free universality of
our moments of feeling only ourselves, free of the façade we hold for others.”
through Friday and 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free and open to
the public. For more information, call (573) 592-4245.