New Exhibitions Featuring Local Artists At The Arts Center
The Arts Center of the Capital Region is pleased to announce the opening of its latest exhibitions, Something Familiar, with works by Roger Bisbing and James A. Van Duyne; and Collective Charm: Works by The Arts Center of the Capital Region’s Nuts, Bolts & Beyond Artist/Entrepreneurs. We look forward to presenting these two exhibitions featuring local artists from around the region.
Something Familiar: Roger Bisbing + James A. Van Duyne
September 9 – October 15, in the Main Gallery
Public reception: Friday, September 29, 5-9PM at Troy Night Out
The objects and arrangements depict spatial situations across the collective landscape. Common, recurrent, and variously familiar subjects and situations examined through mutual experiences of permanence, fragmentation, meditation and fleeting cultural environments. “The two artists’ showcase their skills in carpentry in a contemplative journey though architectural visualizations of mixed mediums,” said Belinda Colon, Curator at the Arts Center. “The artists’ functioning space directs the viewer through Van Duyne’s barriers and patterned sculptures to Bisbing’s architectural models of familiar (or not) structural spaces.”
More about Rober Bisbing and James A. Van Duyne: Roger Bisbing received a M.F.A. from Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York. Roger has received numerous awards for his sculptures including the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Artist Fellowship. He currently works at the University of Albany and resides in New Paltz, New York. James A. Van Duyne received his Masters in Fine Arts from The University of Albany and B.F.A. from The College of Saint Rose both in the Capital Region of Upstate New York. He currently works as an Adjunct Professor at The State University at Albany and is the Woodshop Supervisor at The School of Architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy. He also lives in Troy, NY.
Collective Charm: Works by The Art Center of the Capital Region’s Nuts, Bolts & Beyond.
September 9 – October 7, in the Wallace Gallery
Public reception: Friday, Sept. 29, 5-9PM at Troy Night Out
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Each year, the Arts Center of the Capital Region selects a group of local artists to participate in an artist focused entrepreneurial training program called Nuts, Bolts & Beyond. Artists from the 2017 class will showcase their variety of talents in this exhibition