May 18 - Jul 08

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Downtowner Gallery: "So Close/So Far" exhibit

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New exhibit: So Close/So Far Exhibit Dates: May 18 – July 8, 2022 Exhibit location: Downtowner Gallery, 231 East Main Street, Downtown Round Rock, TX (Open Tuesdays-Fridays, noon-5:00pm) New exhibit in the Downtowner Gallery plays with perspective and scale, from tiny to telescopic In the “So Close/So Far” exhibit, artists show us how they create compositions with perspective and scale, depicting realistic and abstract imagery from the imagination, personal experience, and even from outer space. Matthew Hovencamp’s “Freak Show” investigates the fantastical dream world of our minds by portraying the insides of someone’s brain as an amusement park. Prakash Spex’s “We Are All Electric” surprises the viewer with a piece that is both close-up and faraway at the same time, wherein one image pops out as you suddenly see it hiding in plain sight. Caleb Sexton is a landscape photographer of sorts, using telescopic photography show places like the Belt of Orion. These pieces are on view alongside works by other local and area artists, and all artwork is for sale, unless otherwise noted. The exhibit comprises 2D and 3D artworks, including Embroidery; Flag book; Shibori; Tapestry; Paintings in acrylic, oil and watercolor; Mixed media with miniatures; Creative reuse; Illustration; Weaving; Found object art; Photography; Pyrography; Cut paper art; Sculpture; Telescopic Photography; and Fiber art. Artists included in the exhibition are Kryste Armijo, Lauren Bansemer, Lesley Bradstreet, Lisa Carson, Linda Figg, Moony Hernandez, Lisa Hoekstra, Kelli Horan, Matthew Hovencamp, Karen Limbaugh, Yating Liu, Helen Mary Vanston Marek, Erica Moon, Linda Murray. Patrick O’Brien, Jennifer Polnaszek, Janet Reynolds, Lucian Richards, Sydney Paige Richardson, Fazia Rizvi, Rhonda Roe, Caleb Sexton, Prakash Spex, Tracie Storie, Jacqueline Stremple, Anca Thomas, Jeanie Whatley, Rachel Wilkes, and David Windschitl. Plus, artwork by guest juror Norma Gely (www.gelyart.com). Special Events: The exhibit calendar includes two special Saturday events on May 21st and June 18th (10am-3pm) with arts-in-action demos by exhibiting artists and a meet-and-greet with the nonprofit Round Rock Arts to learn how you too can get involved in the arts community. Refreshments will be served. About the Downtowner Gallery The Downtowner Gallery is the collaboration by the City of Round Rock Arts and Culture with the visual arts nonprofit Round Rock Arts. The gallery is open Tuesdays-Fridays, noon-5pm. Info: www.downtownergallery.com.

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time 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
phone 512-218-3298
cost Free
location Downtowner Gallery
address 231 East Main Street, Round Rock, TX 78664, USA

231 East Main Street, Round Rock, TX 78664, USA