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RUTH LOZNER: Fiction Non Fiction

Gallery Show date Wednesday, July 16  to  Sunday, August 17, 2014
Gallery Show Cost FREE & Open to the Public
Location Gibbs Street Gallery
RUTH LOZNER:  Fiction Non Fiction

Ruth Lozner, The Odd Courtship, 2012, wood, found objects and mixed media, 26 x 44 x 22 inches

Ruth Lozner’s narrative, and often autobiographical sculptures, follow in the traditions of Surrealism and Dada with a backstory of folk art. A life-long collector, Lozner finds inspiration in her family’s cache of memorabilia, thrift shops, tag sales and dustbins. What emerge from this evocative detritus are surprising assemblages that hint at life’s dichotomies and brim with humor, visual puns and references to science, mythology and history.

Opening Reception and Artist Talk: Friday, July 18, 7 – 9 p.m.

Closing Reception: Sunday, August 17, 2:00 p.m.

About the Artist: Ruth Lozner received a BFA from Carnegie-Mellon University, and a MFA from American University. She has held faculty positions at the University of Maryland, College Park, Parsons School of Design, New York, and the University of the Arts, Philadelphia. She currently holds the titles of Professor Emerita from the University of Maryland and Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts, Great Britain. While her career has included painting, editorial illustration, film and print art direction, for the last 15 years she has focused her passion, imagination and energies on assemblage sculpture and collage. Her work has been shown in numerous galleries and venues. In addition, she lectures widely on the role of design and the creative process in education.

Gallery Hours

Wednesday - Thursday 12 noon to 4:00 pm
Friday 12 noon to 8:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday 12 noon to 4:00 pm
Monday - Tuesday Closed

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