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Beguiling Artworks by Local Artists Are Showcased in Galleries At Brooklyn Campus this Fall

Brooklyn-based artists include Xico Greenwald, Elaine Smollin, Adam Brent and Richard Staub

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Alka Gupta,Assistant Director of Public Relations
Brooklyn Campus,
Long Island University
(718) 780-4137

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Visual art in a variety of media is showcased in the galleries at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus this fall, and includes drawings, paintings and sculptural installations. The exhibitions are free and open to the public.

The Brooklyn Campus is located at 1 University Plaza, between Dekalb Avenue and Willoughby Street in downtown Brooklyn. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday/Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Humanities Building Gallery is closed on weekends.) For more information, call Nancy Grove at (718) 488-1198.

September 1 to 30 - Humanities Gallery, “Beyond the Kitchen, the Ceiling Soared,” an installation piece by Brooklyn artist Adam Brent. His sculptural installations combine architectural and organic elements to explore issues of nature and nurturing, order and structure. “I make work about domesticity, place and memory,” says the artist. The gallery is located in the Humanities Building.

September 1 to 30 - Salena Gallery, “Perception/Observation,” a group exhibition that highlights three great traditions: still life, landscape and the figure. Artists Xico Greenwald and Elaine Smollin, co-curators of the exhibition, present their own work, along with other New York artists Simon Carr, Bruce Gagnier, Eric Holzman, Hugh Millard, Thaddeus Radell, Saskia Sutherland and Kamilla Talbot. An opening reception will take place on Thursday, September 2, at 5:30 p.m. The Salena Gallery is located on the ground floor of the Library Learning Center.

September, 1 to 30 - Resnick Gallery, images from “The Amazing World of Music and Dance: Costume Designs by Anatolii Petritsky,” a rare 1929 book donated to the library by Dr. George Loewy. The exhibition is curated by Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus professor Julia Bock. The Resnick is located on the third floor of the Library Learning Center.

October 3 to November 4 - Humanities Gallery, sculpture by Brooklyn artist Richard Staub. His sculptural pieces often incorporate commonly found materials assembled through such techniques as wrapping, sewing, winding, tying, bundling and knotting.

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dynamic curricula reflecting the great urban community it serves. Distinctive programs encompass the arts and media, the natural sciences, business, social policy, urban education, the health professions and pharmacy, and include the Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, the Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics, the D.P.T. in Physical Therapy and the Pharm.D. in Pharmacy. A vibrant urban oasis in downtown Brooklyn, this diverse and thriving campus offers academic excellence, personalized attention, small class size and flexible course schedules. In 2006, a $45-million Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center was opened to serve the Campus and the surrounding community. In 2007, the Cyber Café was launched, providing a high-tech hot spot for students and faculty members to meet and eat.

Posted 08/09/2010

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