The Land Report Collective deals with landscape as a foundational reference point, but do not expect traditional landscape paintings when you visit the gallery. This group brings together artists from across the nation to explore the concept of land art in a variety of two dimensional and three dimensional media. There will be a closing reception from 4 – 6 p.m. on Saturday November 23rd in conjunction with the Harmonist Thanksgiving Feast offered by the Indiana State Museum from 6 – 8 p.m. at Thrall’s Opera House.
Leticia Bajuyo’s work is fueled by compassion and a critique of capitalism, as she explores perceptions of value in order to foster an awareness of the role of social amnesia on consumer behavior.
Jason Brown considers the politics of mountaintop removal in his construction of objects and installations while also creating playful formal assemblages.
Brian Jobe typically creates schemes for public interaction through the delineation of pathways or through site-specific focal points.
David Jones responds to desert environments with experimental interactions, model scale sculpture, and large scale outdoor works.
Patrick Kikut incorporates a lifelong interest in the horizon line in a series of paintings with flat Midwestern landscapes as his muse.
Shelby Shadwell views the landscape from a non-traditional lens, responding to ephemeral images from highway road cameras, monumental mining operations and the optical nature of the salt flats through drawing, sculpture and video installation.
This activity made possible, in part, with support from the Indiana Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
The New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art is an outreach partner of USI. The gallery is located at 506 Main Street in New Harmony, Indiana. Regular hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, call 812/682-3156 or go to www.usi.edu/nhgallery.
Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 10:00am to 5:00pm
New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art
506 Main St, New Harmony, IN 47631