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Marilee Salvator


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September 2nd - 30th

Opening Reception and Gallery Talk
Friday September 2, 6:00 - 8:30

Marilee Salvator is currently an Assistant Professor of Printmaking and Design at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Her work has been exhibited in over 100 exhibitions throughout North America, South Korea, China, Japan, Portugal, Serbia, Ireland, Scotland, Poland, Italy, New Zealand and Romania. Her work is included in over 25 collections including JCI University, Jiangxi, China and Sakmi Art Museum, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. She has served as a visiting artist at many universities throughout the United States including California State University at Long Beach, University of New Mexico, University of Nevada and University of Hawaii at Hilo.

"My work draws inspiration from repetitive mark making, biological forms, and plant life. It is a formal exploration of shape and pattern. I am fascinated by nature and biology. Cells are of particular interest to me. I am intrigued by their ability to reproduce, mutate and spread uncontrollably. To the untrained eye, cells can be seen as beautiful forms/shapes, interesting patterns. However, to a specialist these forms mean so much more including the spread of unwanted disease and death.  I find it fascinating how something so detrimental as cancer, can look so beautiful under a microscope. In our world, things often appear one way, but upon closer examination, are completely different."

This exhibition is made possible by the generous support of Doc and Virginia Hanley.


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Midland Arts Association

Fall Juried Exhibition


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October 13 - November 11, 2016

Artwork drop off: Saturday October 8th 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Reception: October 8th, 6:30 - 8:30


Each October, the McCormick Gallery and Midland College host the Midland Arts Association’s Fall Juried Exhibition. The exhibit features artwork in a wide variety of mediums. Artists from throughout the region submit their work, and selections are made by a special guest juror. Awards are presented for the best work in each category along with an award for best in show.

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  About the Juror:

felice houseFelice House is a figurative painter who strives, through her portrayals of women, to provide a counterpoint to the passive female representations found in art historical tradition. She has a BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, an MS in computer graphics from the Visualization Laboratory at Texas A&M University, and an MFA in painting from the University of Texas. Between her other schooling, House spent time studying classical painting and portraiture at the Schuler School of Fine Art in Baltimore, MD. She is an Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University.

 


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