Thursday, March 29, 2012

PRESS RELEASE: Michael Strauss at the Emile A Gruppe Gallery in Jericho

Letting Go, a new exhibition of acrylic paintings by Michael Strauss continues at the Emile A Gruppe Gallery, through April 29. Struass's paintings are reminiscent of the era of the California colorists, bold and vibrant. Also on display are his paintings on glass with similar motifs, which radiate with (when)the sun streaming through them.

Strauss's work illustrates the poetry of Tony Magistrale in the their book "Letting Go." Tony Magistrale is chair of the English department at UVM and Michael Strauss is a professor emeritus of chemistry at UVM and now teaches art at UVM.

Gallery hours are Thursday through Sunday from 10 am - 3 pm or by appointment 899 - 3211