Wednesday, April 28, 2010

PRESS RELEASE:Borders, Boundaries and Creative Approach to the Unfamiliar

Where: Allen House Multicultural Art Gallery at University of Vermont, 461 Main Street, Burlington, Vermont.
When: April 27 through May 6, Weekdays 8am to 4pm, Weekends by appointment -- (call 865-1208)
Who: Group show includes Marc Awodey, Elise Burrows, Michelle Colling, Karen Dawson, Kimberly Drasler, Marie Lapre' Grabon, Jen Kristel, Mr. Masterpiece, Polly McMurtry, Rita Murphy, Michiko Oishi and Dennie Work and more.
Opening Reception Thursday April 29, 3-5pm. Music and food. Free and open to the public! Please come!

Description of show: Multicultural experience has been shown to have a strong influence on creativity. Artists have often found inspiration in people, places and things that are not from their everyday environment. Whether it is an apprehension of “The Other,” or an enhancement of the connection between one’s own “Tribal Roots” and universal meanings, we can be deeply touched by an experience with the unfamiliar.

Responses to this theme by participating artists give not only a remarkable range of interpretation, but also together produce an exciting aesthetic experience for one's contemplation.
Parking: he lot directly behind the Allen House is a bit tricky-- there are some 30 minute meters, and handicapped spaces. Otherwise it is by permit only. Parking in the street is suggested: Main, Maple, College, and South Prospect on southern end.