Main Gallery: Patterns, Prose & Poetry
There are Patterns and Prose AND Poetry
on view at the Frank Bette Center
In the front room,there are visual as well as verbal images which respond to the notion of pattern,prose or poetry. Bonnie Randall Boller shows a large monotype design,” Around Town,” which evokes a remnant from an ancient textile which was preserved before it disintegrated in the ravages of time. Emmanuel Williams uses words like a painter because of many visual references. He presents the poems against a photo backdrop, increasing the gentle hallelujahs to love and life of the spirit. Watercolorist, Margaret Fago, shows us how its done in the technically expert depiction of deep,marshy,weedery in the foreground of her “Egrets Nest” which 4 snowy waterbirds call home.
Charles Lucke shows a large abstract photo which he calls ”Spider Eyes” which for all its fleshy colors, shot through with capillary-like lines looks for all the world like a spiders eye would.
Ellen Rosenthal found pattern and visual rhythm in two large photos, one of drains and one of stacked crates. If the innocent in the first paragraph above asked her what she takes pictures of she might respond….I try to capture the often overlooked yet stunningly beautiful things in the ordinary world around us.
June 1 – August 4
Abstract, Zentangle, design, repetition, music notes, story, plaid, nature’s designs, fractals, words
Gallery Intake: May 27 • 11 am – 5 pm
Reception: June 8 • 7-9 pm
Mid-Show Reception: July 13 • 7-9 pm
Takedown: August 5 • 11 am - 5 pm