The UTC Cress Gallery of Art and the UTC John and Diane Marek Visiting Artist Series announce two new solo exhibitions and the first Marek Visiting Artist venue of the 2009-10 season.
“Sticky Situation,” an exhibition of sculpture by Johnston Foster, and “Gazer” an exhibition of painting by Christine Gray, will begin with artists’ lectures and a reception today, Tuesday, October 13, 5:30 p.m., in the UTC Fine Arts Center. This event is free and open to the campus and community.
The exhibitions will run from October 14 through November 24. Gallery hours: 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday – Friday and through intermission for all UTC Patten Series performances.
Additional Marek Series events open to campus and community:
Wednesday, October 14
8 a.m.–Johnston Foster presentation “Process and Technique” UTC Fine Arts Center Sculpture Studio
11 a.m.–Christine Gray presentation “Process and Technique” UTC University Center Auditorium
4 p.m.–Professionalism Panel with Foster and Gray, room 356 UTC Fine Arts Center
Thursday, October 15
1:40 p.m.–Christine Gray presentation “Process and Technique” Room 356 UTC Fine Arts Center
“The Cress is pleased to exhibit work of such strong skill and conceptual weight and to welcome both artists to campus and Chattanooga. Both Foster and Gray create solidly crafted work that presents multi-layered contextual excavations into our historical past and current state with an open commentary for the future,” said Ruth Grover, Director/Curator of the UTC Cress Gallery of Art.
The Cress Gallery of Art is located in the lobby of the UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine Street, 37403, corner of Vine and Palmetto Streets. Visitors may obtain a parking pass by visiting the Facilities Building on Palmetto Street; parking is free in any lot after 5 p.m.