Michael Ferris Jr.: Sculptures & Preparatory Works; Lecture and gallery opening reception
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Michael Ferris Jr.: Sculptures & Preparatory Works; Lecture and gallery opening reception

1/31/2014

When: Fri, Jan 31, 2014
6 PM lecture, 7 PM reception
Where: Clark Arts room 111& Gallery
Rockford University, Clark Arts Center
5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL, Clark Arts Center  61108-2311
Presenter:
Michael Ferris Jr.
Contact:
Molly Carter, Gallery Director

Phone: 815-226-4105

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This solo exhibition presents a number of Ferris’ recent sculptures and preparatory works, including several drawings and a 3-D model. The larger-than life sculptures, of people the artist knows, are constructed out of reclaimed wood and pigmented glue. Ferris’ visually compelling work, complete with richly colorful surfaces, are heavily influenced by his Lebanese heritage and specifically two inlaid Middle Eastern backgammon tables that were in his Chicago childhood home.
 
 

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