‘Obsession’ Art Exhibit Opens at Prairie State College Feb. 16 [2/6/15]
Prairie State College (PSC) is hosting the art exhibition, “Obsession: works by Reginald Baylor, Mary Croteau, and Jordan Scott,” from Feb. 16 to March 18, 2015, in the Christopher Art Gallery, located on the PSC main campus at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights.
According to Beth Shadur, exhibit curator and gallery director, the works in this exhibit are created by the artists “obsessively repeating marks or building large objects by the inclusion of hundreds of tiny forms.“Whether it be Reginald Baylor’s canvases built of immense numbers of tiny, brilliant painted sections to compile an image, or Mary Ellen Croteau’s beautiful images built of prodigious bottle caps, or Jordan Scott’s abstract canvases made of colossal numbers of stamps, these works take our breath away not only by their compelling imagery but by the craft and time involved in their creation,” Shadur added.
An artists’ reception is scheduled from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 19, in the gallery.The Christopher Art Gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. Visits also can be made by appointment. For more information about the exhibit or to make an appointment for a visit, call (708) 709-3636.