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Fall 2017 - Printmaker James Bailey

James Bailey: id-eology James Bailey: id-eology
Vanity Adrift

Printmaker James Bailey: id-eology / stories from the id
August 28 - September 21, 2017

Gallery Reception:
August 31, 2017, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Reynolds Gallery opens the new academic year with id-eology / stories from the id, a solo exhibition by printmaker James Bailey on view August 28 - September 21, 2017. Please note the gallery will be closed Monday, September 4, for the Labor Day holiday.
Join us for a gallery reception and Department of Art & Graphic Design welcome party, Thursday, September 31, 6 - 8 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

Bombarding us with bubble headed figures, crazy animals, and glyph-like mosaics James Bailey's work reflects the speed, complexity, and over-stimulation we experience in our daily lives. This exhibition features prints and artist books that satirically explore modern life in all its grandeur and folly.

About the Artist:
James Bailey continues his research into both traditional and experimental approaches in printmaking. James has exhibited his work nationally and internationally in over 300 exhibitions and national print portfolios across 35 states as well as Estonia, France, China, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. His work can be found in numerous public and private collections including those of the Walker Art Center, New York Public Library, Jundt Art Museum, Boise Art Museum, Mesa Arts Center, Hillard University Art Museum and Sioux City Arts Center among others. James was interviewed for the full length documentary film on printmaking titled Midwest Matrix and he serves on the board for the Printmaking Legacy Project.