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Friday, May 17, 2013

"Local Industry" show reception at Seton Art Gallery Sat., May 25

Seton Art Gallery at the University of New Haven
Doods Hall, University of New Haven, 300 Boston Post Rd., West Haven, (203) 931-6065
Local Industry: Reflections on Nearby Desolation
May 18—Jun. 15, 2013.
Reception: Sat., May 25, 6—8 p.m.

Press release from Seton Art Gallery

Local Industry is an illustrated encyclopedia of responses to the remnants of industrial Connecticut. Whether stepping through the rubble to capture the best vantage point for a photograph, meticulously painting a distressed surface or constructing a sculptural analogy to abandoned buildings, each artist evokes a different sense of both appreciation and longing.

J.D. Richey: "91 Shelton"

The featured artists are Michael Angelis, Anna Held Audette, Roland Becerra, Laura Boyer, Joy Bush, David Coon, Claudia Cron, Phyllis Crowley, Matthew Hester, Brent Howard, Aniko Horvath, Keith Johnson, Todd Jokl, Nathan Lewis, David Ottenstein, Chris Randall, J.D. Richey, Cindy Tower, Maria Tupper and Tracy Walter Ferry.

Local Industry will be on view from May 18 through Jun. 15. There will be a reception for the artists on Sat., May 25, from 6—8 p.m.Local Industry was curated by Stephen Vincent Kobasa and Laura Marsh.



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