Student Gallery at the Murphy Building. Recently, it seems, there's been an
explosion of talent from the printmaking department of the Herron School of Art
and Design (see my review of Jacob Rauscher's work in the July 7-14 issue).
Matt Pazzol, an MFA grad, and Ashton Dame, a current undergrad in the
printmaking department, collaborate in this show in several works and it's fun
trying to figure out their respective contributions by looking closely at their
brings skillful drawing ability to his digital print "Good," which features the
precisely drawn head of a bird in profile. He also gives this print a 3D look
by duplication of lines and use of varicolored inks.
standout work here is "Propositions of Apocalyptic Algebra." This screenprint
and collage features a sort of symmetrical abstract form composed of different
sized rings of perfectly formed concentric circles. The tedium involved in drawing
such rings must have been immense. Perhaps it approximates the struggles of
mathematicians in certain institutions of higher learning. Perhaps not. In
either case, it's easy enough to appreciate this print solely for its hypnotic
beauty and precision. Through Aug 30, 708-439-8121,