Scott Gallery present two new Exhibitions
Jesse Thomas “Keystone Confederates
12th annual 5 Artists 1 Love
Exhibition: February 3 to 24, 2018
Artist Talk: February 15 at 7pm
Scott Gallery is pleased to present a survey of select works by artist Jesse Thomas ranging from 2012 to 2017, with a special focus on his current body of work, Keystone Confederates. Thomas drew from his experiences living and working in New Orleans, a city of vast economic and racial disparity.
Jesse Thomas | Biography
Jesse Thomas is Assistant Professor and Coordinator in Painting in the Department of Art and Design. He received an MFA in Painting from Washington University in Saint Louis in 2003 and a BFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1993. His 2016 solo exhibition at the Zhengzhou University of Light Industry in China consisted of 50 works representing the past 5 years of his studio production. Previous solo exhibitions of his paintings have been held in Edmonton, St Louis, Chicago, San Francisco, and New Orleans. Jesse previously taught painting, drawing, and 2D design at Washington University in St Louis. He’s also taught painting and drawing in Cortona, Italy for the University of Georgia and for U of A Study Abroad as well as painting courses in Florence, Italy for WUSTL.
Along with Keystone Confederates, Scott Gallery is proud to be one of the three venues for the 12th annual 5 Artists 1 Love visual art exhibition featuring the work of Adanna Onuekwusi, Trevor Peters, Jay Dontae, Kanyamashokoro César, and Fetsum Teclemariam. The exhibition runs concurrently with shows at the Art Gallery of Alberta and the University of Alberta Augustana Campus Library and is part of the celebration of African History Month.
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