Wilkes University


Sordoni Art Gallery Exhibition, “Persistence: The Continuing Influence of Classical Myths” Opens August 30th

Wilkes University’s Sordoni Art Gallery will feature an exhibition, “Persistence: The Continuing Influence of Classical Myths,” from August 30 to October 12, 2016. An opening reception will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on August 31. The reception is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
The exhibition highlights classical mythology and the contemporary artists that draw from timeless mythology in their work.  Some pieces examine the classic Greek and Roman imagery while others interpret the narrative using a more modern approach. 
The exhibit includes the work of the following artists: Milet Andrejevic, Wendy Artin, Caren Canier, Thomas Cornell, Harvey Dinnerstein, Kathryn Freeman, Paul Georges, Brian Keeler, James Mesplé, Raoul Middleman, Don Perlis, Alfred Russell, Edward Schmidt, Herbert Simon, Kyle Staver and Audrey Ushenko.

Stanley I. Grand, former interim director and consultant to the Sordoni Art Gallery curated the exhibition. This exhibition is in honor of Dr. Roy E. Morgan.