Arts Events for August 2014

Note: While we make every effort to keep this listing up to date, event details are subject to change. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

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Mothers of the Bible

August  11 – October 31

Marian Library Gallery (7th floor of Roesch Library)
Artist Ginny Baughman will investigate several mothers of the Bible through her unusual, contemporary art. The artwork in the show will include paintings, sculptures and paper constructions that tell stories of famous biblical mothers including Eve, Sara, Rachel, Rebekah, Naomi and Ruth, Elizabeth and Mary. Ginny, herself a mother, will bring her unique, modern perspective to these stories through her artistic narratives while pushing past the picture or sculptural plane into another dimension with the use of illusion and perspective, the addition of elements or the manipulation of the surface. Learn more >>
Marian Library 937-229-4214

Hypermediacy: The Obsession with 24/7 Media

August 25 – September 25

ArtStreet White Box Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, August 28, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Social media is all around us. News channels dictate politic and perspective. Never before have we been so connected to immediate information — and the future trends show even faster forms of informational interface. But what really is news? Watch Dayton artists Seth Wade, Matthew Burgy and Christopher "etch" Weyrich simultaneously create work based on social media, news and other information feeds over a 64-hour period, starting Monday, Aug. 25 at 8 a.m. and ending Thursday, Aug. 28 at 5 p.m. This experimental creative installation will change the way you look at what is considered news versus what really is news. Learn more >>
ArtStreet 937-229-5101

Observation, Recollection, Impression: Prints by Carrie Lingscheit and Ellen Heck

August 28 – September 25

Gallery 249, College Park Center
Reception: Thursday, August 28, 5-7 p.m.
Chicago-based artist Carrie Lingscheit’s work explores the malleable nature of memory and recollection, using the subtleties of intaglio processes to create hauntingly beautiful works. San Francisco Bay Area-based artist Ellen Heck creates delicate, linear drypoint prints layered over woodcuts that are influenced by identity, relationships and the psychological portrait. Curated by Erin Almazan. Learn more >>
Department of Art and Design 937-229-3237

View: Emil Robinson

August 28 – September 25

Gallery 249, College Park Center
Reception: Thursday, August 28, 5-7 p.m.
Emil Robinson's paintings are an attempt to glean spiritual resonance from even the most mundane aspects of life. Curated by Jeffrey Cortland Jones. Learn more >>
Department of Art and Design 937-229-3237