Canton, OH. October 13, 2015. Department of Visual Arts - The Fountain Gallery will feature A Journey in Photographs by Brad Bielawski from October 15 through December 14. The Fountain Gallery is located on the Malone University campus in the Johnson Center for Worship and the Arts. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. through 6 p.m.
Bielawski’s striking photographs featured in the exhibit were taken during his travels throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. Bielawski lives in Warren, Pennsylvania where he designs consumer products at Whirley DrinkWorks, using a variety of techniques from traditional hand sketching to digital sculpting. More information about Bielawski and his work can be found at www.facebook.com/bielawskiphoto.
Artist Statement: “My technique is something like that of a photojournalist, capturing every moment from the obligatory landmarks to the more ‘ordinary’ bits. Though, in many parts of the world, the ‘commonplace’ things are novel and noteworthy; a white-knuckled rickshaw ride through insane traffic or the ‘I-can’t-believe-people-eat-that’ offerings at the butcher shop. You never know where a great image may arise from, so I always keep my camera at the ready. More often than not, the image finds me.”
Located on 96 rolling acres in Canton, Ohio, Malone University is comprised of the College of Theology, Arts, and Sciences; the School of Education and Human Development; the School of Business and Leadership; and the School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Malone is a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, offering 41 majors, 42 minors, and 11 graduate programs. Nationally, Malone University is ranked in the top four percent of colleges and universities in career outcomes, top 10 (#9) best online financial aid packages, and top 50 (#30) most affordable Christian colleges as well as top 100 (#80) in the Best Online Christian Graduate Schools Guide. Regionally, U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2015 ranks Malone University among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest in the category Regional Universities, and to its list of best online bachelor’s programs. Statewide, Malone appears on the list of colleges offering the best lifetime return on investment in Ohio. Malone University has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as a military-friendly school by Victory Media, and as one of Northeast Ohio’s top workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer.