Furman U. News–Art by Aaron Collier on Display in Thompson Gallery Feb. 28-March 28

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Aaron Collier, assistant professor in the Newcomb Art Department at Tulane University, will display his work Thursday, Feb. 28, through Thursday, March 28, in Thompson Gallery of the Roe Art Building on the campus of Furman University.

Thompson Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. A reception including a talk with the artist is set for Thursday, March 28, 6-7:30 p.m. in the Roe Art Building.

The exhibition, “Knowing in Part,” and reception are free and open to the public and are presented by the Furman University Department of Art.

A visual artist living in New Orleans, Collier teaches drawing and painting at Tulane. Solo exhibitions of his work have appeared at Octavia Gallery, Cole Pratt Gallery, and Staple Goods, an artist cooperative in the St. Claude Avenue Arts District.

He has participated in recent group exhibitions at the Contemporary Arts Center and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and has been featured in “New American Paintings.”

Collier’s paintings are represented in such collections as the New Orleans Museum of Art, Iberia Bank, and the Boston Medical Center. He has enjoyed artist residencies at the Ragdale Foundation, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans, ISCP in Brooklyn and OAZO in Amsterdam.

Learn more about Aaron Collier at http://aaronrcollier.com/. Or contact the Furman Department of Art at 864-294-2995.

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