Sordoni Art Gallery Exhibition, “Persistence: The Continuing Influence of Classical
Myths” Opens August 30th
August 30, 2016|Submitted by: Today@wilkes
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.
Regular gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and
admission is free. The gallery is closed on Mondays and during University holidays.
For more information, contact Director Heather Sincavage at email@example.com or x3365. Check out our website at www.wilkes.edu/sordoniartgallery or our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/sordoni-art-gallery-at-wilkes-university.