Wednesday, July 16, 2014

CCAD Faculty Shows Work in Upper Arlington Gallery

Works by Julie Abijanac, associate professor of Foundation Studies and Fine Arts alumna (CCAD 1992), and Dean Emeritus Char Norman make up the exhibitionRemnants of Casualties at the Concourse Gallery in Upper Arlington, OH.  
Concourse Gallery
Works by Julie Abijanac and Char Norman are on
display at the Concourse Gallery. Image courtesy of
The two-artist show “is based on found remnants of the natural world presented as icons,” Abijanac and Norman said on the gallery’s website. “As the natural environment is slowly deteriorating, we are forced to deal with the casualties of our actions.”
Abijanac teaches design and studio professions at CCAD and has exhibited her work nationally and internationally including at the Cranbrook Art Museum in Michigan and the Zanesville Museum of Art. She was awarded first place in fiber at the 68th Annual Ohio Exhibition, and her work has been reviewed in the New Art Examiner as well as in Ohio, Michigan, and Pennsylvania newspapers.
Norman, a fiber artist, has lectured and exhibited extensively both nationally and internationally. She has developed and conducted workshops for all ages, worked as a consultant to area schools and community arts organizations, and before her retirement held the position of associate provost and dean of faculty at CCAD.
Remnants of Casualties is on display through August 15 at the Concourse Gallery, 3600 Tremont Rd., Upper Arlington, OH, 43221.

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