Visual Arts Program
 


Friday, March 15, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.

Patrick Robideau

Opening Reception and Artist's Talk

Exhibition continues through May 3, 2013

The sculptural and installation work of Patrick Robideau uses architecture and space as devices through which to explore issues of memory and its emotional residue. Carefully and methodically constructed, Robedeau's forms often combine a seductive material allure that attracts the viewer with a physical construction that keeps the viewer at a certain distance. In this way, the work often replicates the process of a memory that draws us in but can only be partially accessed. And while his works often features architectural constructions, they are less specific locales and more like the terrain of half remembered dreams. For his project at Hallwalls, Robideau will be constructing a hallway through the space that leads to a balustrade constructed within a false ceiling. This new site-specific work will be combined with new smaller scale model sculptures. Read more ...

 
 
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David Schirm
All The Glad Variety


Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...