Public gives College of the Mainland faculty art exhibit warm reception
The College of the Mainland's faculty art exhibit received a warm reception when it was opened to the public Jan. 26.
The exhibit features the work of seven members of the faculty, six of whom were at the reception to speak with guests about their work. Forty people attended the opening of the free exhibit, which runs through Feb. 16.
Mayuko Gray was born and raised in Japan. Her work is strongly influenced by Japanese calligraphy. Gray's work in the exhibit includes a three piece set that takes its influences from the East and West.
Mark Greenwalt used distorted images to bring several ideas together. His inspiration comes from 1960s pop culture.
George Bowes makes ceramics and discussed how he incorporates narrative in his work.
Lisa Marie Kress and Kristy Peet are photographers who had work on display. Kress focuses on images of Galveston, while Peet's work was titled "How Will I Die?"
Ann Wood is an installation artist. She uses different types of art to create an exhibit that one student called "gruesome," but went on to say that she "presents it in such a delicious manner," according to a press release.
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