Now & Ever        

featuring new and recent paintings

by Andrei Rabodzeenko

 

Also on view:

 

Veneration: Portraits in bronze 

rosaries by Chelsey Hammersmith 

 

Coronas 

glass sculptures by Kristine Rumman

 

November 22, 2013 - January 10, 2014

Rock
Rock

oil on board, 16x20

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Letting go
Letting go

oil on board, 12x16

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A king is born
A king is born

oil on canvas, 36” x 48”. 2005

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Rock
Rock

oil on board, 16x20

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Andrei Rabodzeenko  has lived and worked in Chicago since emigrating to the US from Russia in 1991.   Born in Kyrgyzstan, Andre trained at the Benkov School for the Arts in Tashkent, Uzbekistan and the Mukhina Leningrad Academy of Art (now the Stieglitz St. Petersburg State Academy of Art).   His work has been shown in Europe, Canada, Russia, the U.S. and the U.K. and can be found in private collections across the globe. 

 Chelsey Hammersmith is a Michigan native currently living and working in the Toledo area.  A graduate of the University of Toledo, she received her MFA from Bowling Green State University in May, 2013.   In 2012, her work was included in the Society of North American Goldsmith's annual Exhibition in Print for Metalsmith Magazine and their 2012 Exhibition at SOFA Chicago.   

Kristine Rumman  has recently returned to Toledo from the Seattle area where she had been teaching as well as working and studying with some of the most renown glass makers and artists in the world.   In addition to her own studio practice, the BGSU graduate regularly conducts public demonstrations of hot glass techniques and process  at the Toledo Museum of Art. 

 

Aidan Scully (cutting/engraving on Rumman's Coronas) was trained under Edward Flavin at Waterford before becoming head-cutter at Swansea Crystal in England and Kilarney Crystal in Ireland. He is currently the Master Brilliant Crystal Glass Cutter and Designer at Crystal Traditions in Tiffin, Ohio.