Opening Reception for The Figure, Handwerker Gallery, 9/7, 5-7pm


Contributed by Mara Baldwin

The Figure

an exhibition by the Midwest Paint Group and guests

September 8–October 16, 2011

The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of “The Figure,” a traveling exhibition curated by Bob Brock, on Wednesday, September 7.

The Figure, organized by the Midwest Paint Group, offers contemporary explorations of what is considered to be a traditional, representational art form. 

A catalog with an essay by Wall Street Journal critic Lance Esplund  accompanies the exhibition and can be purchased at the Gallery.  Exhibiting artist Glen Cebulash will deliver a talk entitled “Thoughts on Painting” in the Gallery as part of our Thursdays at the Handwerker series on October 6 at 6:00 p.m.

An opening reception will be held on Thursday, September 8 from 5.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m., and the exhibition will remain on display through October 16.  All Handwerker Gallery events are free and open to the public.

For further information please see or contact Handwerker Gallery assistant director Mara Baldwin at (607) 274–7057.  Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact the Handwerker Gallery at (607) 274–3018 as much in advance of the event as possible. 


Image:  Jeremy Long, Colleen Folding Laundry, 2010