Gallery Curator: Gregory Fitz
Fine Arts Commons 105
A Crow’s Nest: New and Recent Work by Richard Barlow
October 8- November 6
Opening Reception: Friday, October 7
7 to 9 p.m.
Fall Art Tour: Saturday, October 8, 1 to 5 p.m.
For A Crow's Nest Richard Barlow will be showing two recent series: "Covers," a series of silver leaf drawings based on landscape imagery from LP covers; and "Daily Bromides," an ongoing series of watercolor postcards all based on a single 19th Century photograph by Fox Talbot. In addition, he will be showing several new series: "Welcome to the Open," landscape images taken from SUV advertisements (presented in both chalk wall drawings and small iron oxide drawings); "Recognition Study Cards," a series of prints of US Navy ships named after US Presidents; and "M3 Monoprints," a series of landscape images made from mono-prints of worn wooden floorboards.
Richard Barlow is a visual artist and musician living in Minneapolis. He has an MFA from the University of Minnesota and a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. His work has been shown both locally and nationally, most recently at the Phipps Center for the Arts. This spring he received a Clean City Minneapolis Graffiti Abatement grant towards a mural project in Powderhorn Park. Mr. Barlow performs in the band Take Acre and is co-curator of the annual Heliotrope music festival.