Exhibition Opening Reception – March 13

The Art and Art History Department selected work by sculptor Mark Holmes for a spring exhibition in Gallery 406. Holmes will speak at the opening reception on Monday, March 13 at 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 13                                                                                          
Mark Holmes
Gallery 406 at Arts West
Artist talk and opening reception, 5:30 p.m.

Our world is full of manufactured objects that have been carefully designed and materially executed to erase traces of their making and makers. The art that most interests Mark Holmes integrates conception and execution as embodied thought. Examining the way we make things exposes how we think, and opens new possibilities for shaping the world. This show will include two bodies of work representing distinct but complimentary parts of Mark’s creative practice.

Mark Holmes is a sculptor who holds a master’s of fine arts in sculpture from Yale University. Exhibits include: The Chrysler Museum (Virginia), The Beverly Art Center (Chicago), Devening Projects (Chicago), Chicago Urban Art Society, Judith Racht Gallery (Chicago), Sidecar Gallery (Indiana), Illinois Wesleyan University, Dominican University, and Western Illinois University. From 1990-2004, he was the founder/operator of -ism Furniture/Design in Chicago.

Exhibition continues through April 13.