The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Daemen College Presents Daemen College 2013 Visual & Performing Arts Department Faculty Exhibition

Opens December 5, 2013, 4.00-6.00PM
Closes January 17, 2014

November 14, 2013

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Daemen College
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Buffalo NY: The annual exhibit of works by the faculty of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Daemen College will open at the Haberman Gacioch Center for Visual and Performing Arts, on the Daemen College Campus at 4380 Main Street, Amherst NY, on December 5.

The show will feature an especially large and eclectic range of works by artists Steven Appler, Kevin Kegler, Dennis Barraclough, Brita D’Agostino, Kenneth Doyle, Nathan W. Naetzker, Craig LaRotunda, James Dana Hatchett, Kate Stapleton Parzych, Maria Pabico, and others.

Amanda Besl - Nebula

Amanda Besl
acrylic and graphite on paper 2013

Works on paper and sculptures, abstract constructions and figurative paintings, photographs, pottery and found objects are among the representative pieces chosen by a distinguished faculty of professional artists whose works may be seen all over the world, from Berlin to Hollywood.

"Every year it is interesting to see the new work created by our faculty,” says Brian Hammer, curator of the show. “The faculty show is also a great way to showcase the diverse talent of our visual and performing arts faculty to the campus community."

Artists whose most recent works will be shown include Kevin Kegler, whose paintings, prints and sculpture have been exhibited regionally and internationally. In 2011, he was awarded a solo exhibit at Zuhause Gallery in Berlin, Germany.

James Dana Hatchett will show a series of abstract constructions which incorporate. Plexiglas, nails, copper,liquid acrylic medium and various types of types of wood. These constructions are based on harsh contrasts between conflicting materials and are intended to createa visceral response.

The photographer Kate Stapleton Parzych draws with light and prints the results in digital, darkroom and non-silver processes such as cyanotypes. In 2013, her cyanotype prints and scrolls have been on display at Hallwalls, WNYBAC and the Albright Knox.

Nathan W. Naetzker is a HRH Prince of Wales Scholar, and attended the prestigious New York Academy of Art. His work is featured in many collections around the USA and abroad.

The show will run until January 17, 2014.

Brita D’Agostino - East CaliforniaBrita DAgostino
East California
Digital Photo, 2013

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