Thursday artist's reception at 100 Pearl Street Gallery in Hartford
100 Pearl Street Gallery
100 Pearl St., Hartford, (860) 525-8629
Reconstructed Steel: Forms by Vicente Garcia
Jan. 23—Mar. 23, 2012.
Opening reception: Thurs., Jan. 26, 5—7 p.m.
Reconstructed Steel: Forms by Vicente Garcia opens at the 100 Pearl Street Gallery managed by the Greater Hartford Arts Council. Garcia’s exhibit features large-scale sculptures made from re-bar, steel, brass and copper to create vessels and shapes finished with natural rusting, chemical patinas, polishing, grinding, and torching.
A free public opening reception with the artist will be held on Thurs., Jan. 26 from 5—7 p.m. in the gallery space. Wine and light hors d’oeuvres will be served.
Vicente Garcia’s pieces include vessels and sculptures made of clay and steel. Garcia holds an MFA in Ceramics from the University of North Texas and works as a Professor of Art at Central Connecticut State University. When he’s not teaching Ceramics, Garcia can be found at work in his Simsbury, CT studio, or participating in artist residencies and exhibitions across the state.