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Temporary art exhibits at South Suburban recreation centers in December 2019

Temporary art exhibits at South Suburban recreation centers in December 2019

Nov 13 2019

Northern India’s Madhubani style painting by Shilpa Gadgil (above)

The South Suburban Public Art Committee selected local artists to display their work at two of South Suburban’s recreation centers in December. These temporary art exhibits are intended to support and promote South Suburban's mission to enrich the lives of all its residents and encourage a legacy of art to be enjoyed and appreciated. All artwork is available for purchase.

Name: Matthew Hamer
Residence: Littleton
Medium: Clay Hangings
Collection: Using a mixture of tools and techniques, Matt creates long, almost flat, works of clay out of Dover, porcelain, and chestnut. Matt blends different textured clay to create multi-colored works that look like one solid piece. Recently, he has started adding paint to his art.
On display: Buck Recreation Center, December 3 - 28, 2019

Name: Shilpa Gadgil
Residence: Highlands Ranch
Medium: Paintings
Collection: Madhubani and Warli tribal art from the country of India is Shilpa’s specialty using acrylics and canvas. Her Wari style is from the west coast of India and features tribal people and their day to day life. And her Madhubani is from northern India and displays mythology with the use of colorful interpretations of nature.
On display: Lone Tree Recreation Center, December 3 - 28, 2019

South Suburban's Public Art Committee encourages all Colorado artists to apply to display their artwork temporarily. For a complete list of guidelines and an art exhibition application, go to sspr.org or contact the Arts and Enrichment Manager Darcie LaScala at 720.245.2601 or DarcieL@sspr.org.