Art Gallery

Planet: An Ecological Art Exhibit and Symposium

An exhibition of environmentally themed works by faculty, visiting artists, alumni and current students of Moorpark College.  Curated by Cynthia Minet.

Featuring works by: Chris Baker, Lara Bank, Tawnie Bausmith, Mary Anne Craduer, Polly Grimm, Sandra Hunter, Anna Marie January, Amy Blount Lay, Mike Lewis and Karina Monroy

March 28th – April 23rd, 2014

 

Mike Lewis

 

April 10th, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, EATM 208:

Ecological Symposium with Jana Johnson, PhD; Katharine Courtney, MS; Amy Blount Lay, MFA; and Cynthia Minet, MFA.

Artist Talk to follow presentations in the Art Gallery, 3:15 pm

The Moorpark College Art Gallery is pleased to present the group exhibition, Planet.  Curated by Moorpark College art professor Cynthia Minet, the show will include current students, alumni, faculty and visiting artists, all whose work addresses environmental issues.  Exhibiting artists include Chris Baker, Lara Bank, Tawnie Bausmith, Mary Anne Craduer, Polly Grimm, Sandra Hunter, Anna Marie January, Amy Blount Lay, Mike Lewis and Karina Monroy. In conjunction with the exhibit, Minet has organized a symposium on April 10th where artists and scientists will come together to present and discuss their concerns for our planet.   Jana Johnson, PhD, MC Biology professor and founder of the Butterfly Project will talk about her research; Katharine Courtney, MS, MC Botany professor will present Trashed, a discussion of litter and environmental degradation; Amy Blount Lay, MFA, artist and founder of Plastic: The Real Sea Monster, will present on the work she does with the Surfrider Foundation in the public schools; and Cynthia Minet, MFA, organizer and MC art faculty, will present an overview of her work and the Gyre: The Plastic Ocean exhibit at the Anchorage Museum, Alaska.  Artists in the Planet exhibition will speak in the gallery following the symposium about their pieces.

  

Moorpark College Art Gallery
Administration Building, 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark, California 93021

Gallery Hours   Monday – Thursday:  9am - 9pm & Friday: 9am – noon
For more information contact: Erika Lizée, elizee@vcccd.edu

Directions: I-5 N. CA-118 W exit. Exit 19B for Collins Dr. Turn right at Collins Dr. Turn right at Campus Park Dr. Continue on Campus Rd. Park in P-Lot A. Machine for parking is in the lot ($2.00). We are in the Administration Bldg (A) next to the President’sOffice.