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Fall 2010 - Pots & Prints

Reynolds Gallery Fall 2010 Pots and Prints

Pots and Prints: Artwork by Trent Burkett and Monika Meler

August 30 - September 15, 2010
Reception, September 9, 2010

Pots and Prints is the first in a series of faculty exhibitions presented during the Fall 2010 semester. Pots and Prints features ceramics, sculpture and prints by Visual Arts professors, Trent Burkett and Monika Meler.

Trent Burkett's artwork reflects an appreciation for functional objects from the strictly everyday to the more eccentric sculptural aspects of experiencing objects. His work incorporates an aesthetic of both organic/gestural qualities, as well as architectural/human invented forms. As a result, Burkett creates a dynamic equilibrium between the sculptural aspects and the conventions of functionality.

As a native of Brodnica, Poland, Monika Meler cites the fall of the Berlin wall as one of the most important events in recent history, not only for social and political reasons, but for contemporary art as well. Her work explores cherished memories from her childhood and their elements of invented landscapes and events. Meler's artwork negotiates the tension between past, present, and future in everyday life.

Pots and Prints exhibition at Reynolds Gallery:

Reynolds Gallery Fall 2010 Pots and Prints

Reynolds Gallery Fall 2010 Pots and Prints

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