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Span – a solo exhibition hosted @ DVAA in Gallery 2
Paintings by DVAA artist member Rusty Eveland
– Public Opening Reception: Friday, June 7th, 6-8pm
DVAA is proud to host “Span,” a solo exhibition of paintings by DVAA member Rusty Eveland in Gallery 2, which will run concurrently with “Encounters with Whitman” and “Visible Cities,” two exhibitions in Gallery 1 during the month of June: an open call juried exhibition and an exhibition curated by DVAA member Andrew Hart, respectively.
Rusty Eveland’s interesting architectonic paintings examine bridges as a metaphor for human connection. In Eveland’s own words: “I don’t believe in echoing the negativity in the world with my work. Creativity provides escape from a sometimes crippling reality. With this series, I turned to bridges as a symbol of strength, perseverance, connectivity, and escape.”
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Rusty Eveland is an artist and animator living and working in South Philadelphia. He earned his BFA in Animation from The University Of The Arts, and has been an avid painter for over a decade. His animated shorts have screened all over the region, and his artwork has been shown and sold across the USA and Bermuda. “Span” will be his first solo exhibition.