Visual Arts Department Head to debut new exhibit
Michal Sagar, Breck's Visual Arts Department Head, will debut her newest exhibit, A Fertile Emptiness, at the Form+Content Gallery beginning December 1.
Sagar's drawings, paintings, and encaustic works have been exhibited nationally and internationally. According to the Form+Content website, A Fertile Emptiness is a solo exhibition of new works on paper by Sagar. In this series, she draws together remnants of history – artistic, social, personal – edging towards a new vision of untamed wildness. Various large, unframed pieces are drawn and painted, using a wide range of materials including graphite, charcoal, conté, pastel, sand, pumice, carborundum, wax, and oil paint. Smaller lithographic prints reference aspects of these larger works and are reimagined with a variety of drawing materials, watercolor, and gouache. In all of the work, multiple levels of imagery, gestures, and mark making have transparent and translucent layers, revealing throughout, an intimacy of touch.
There will be an opening reception on December 1 from 6:00-8:30pm and an artist's talk on December 6 at 7:00pm.
Sagar holds a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and an MFA at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
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