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Friday
13
APR

Opening Reception - Connectivity

18:00
20:00
Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
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OPENING FRIDAY APRIL 13
Connectivity: Figurative Paintings by Liu Nan
Wildlife of North America: Paintings by John Isaacs

This event is free and open to the public.

CONNECTIVITY
Figurative Paintings by Liu Nan
Chinese master of oriental brush painting and calligraphy, Liu Nan has created a series of life-sized figurative oil paintings that reflect on his experiences working on the Florida A & M University campus in Tallahassee, Florida. Nan draws inspiration for his works from his subjects’ assertion of self and individuality, which are visually expressed through bold clothing and varied accessories. He focuses on portraying his observations of students’ connectivity within their campus lives; many of his figures are using their cellphones or other technology devices in lieu of connecting interpersonally with the other students in their surroundings. Liu Nan’s artwork have been exhibited and collected across the United states among public institutions, museums, galleries, and private patrons.

Thomas Moran Sponsor
The Black Fig

Winslow Homer Sponsor
Tallahassee Community College

WILDLIFE OF NORTH AMERICA
Paintings by John Isaacs
With extensive study under notable instructors and years of dedications to his craft, John Isaacs focuses his skills on rendering images of wildlife. In keeping true to his belief that art is a vehicle for self-expression, Isaacs aims to capture wildlife in his surrounding world and portray each scene in his own unique and creative way.

ON VIEW
APRIL 13–JUNE 23, 2018

ADDITIONAL EXHIBITIONS ON VIEW
Thornton Dial, Sr.: Thoughts on Paper
Suzanne Edwards Doddridge: Color + Light
Gadsden Arts Artists Guild

Learn more: https://gadsdenarts.org/exhibitions#tabbed-nav-31981=tab2