Sunday, January 15, 2012
ART EXHIBIT AT PITT-BRADFORD EXPLORES SUBURBAN AMERICA
– “America Unsettled,” an exhibit of small sculptures and drawings by Drake Gomez, will be held at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s KOA Art Gallery Jan. 27 through Feb. 24.
The exhibit will open with a talk by the artist and reception at noon Jan. 27 in the KOA Speer Electronics Lobby of Blaisdell Hall.
The exhibit explores mid-20th-century suburban America, including American idealism, optimism, consumerism, conformity and complacency.
Gomez is an associate professor of art and director of exhibits at Keystone College in LaPlume, Pa.
He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Central Florida and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Cranbook Academy of Art. In addition, he studied at Texas Tech University.
The KOA Art Gallery is open from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays.
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