Local contemporary artist, Marcello Pope aka Rosie Lee captures the stylish flair of the Congo Sapeurs subculture in his first solo art exhibition, entitled Dandy Fresh. These “Dandies,” with their silk handkerchiefs and bright, tailored suits use flamboyant duds as a form of fashionable resistance against the socioeconomic realities of their community. Rosie Lee has added his own unique flavor and rendered these walking works of art to canvas.
Richland Faculty Exhibition
February 10 – March 7, 2014
Reception: Tuesday February 11, 12:30 – 1:30 PM
Richland College Gallery is pleased to announce the Richland Faculty Exhibition, featuring work from our studio art instructors.
Plum Pudding Peanut Island (Gilligan’s Squaw Fire Island II)
Brazos Gallery: Nov. 22 – Dec. 20
Richland College is pleased to present new work by Vincent Ramos. For this exhibition, the artist has created a new installation and performance piece that is inspired by the collective sense of loss and confusion surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, fifty years ago this month.
Using popular media as his primary resource, Ramos researched and collected over a dozen prime time network television shows that were preempted as a result of the tragedy. From this material, he has created a performative piece that will be intertwined within a site-specific installation inspired by various facets of Kennedy’s biography. It is a body of work steeped in a disjointed pictorial and verbal language: a labyrinth of non-linear actions, narratives, and emotions.
Vincent Ramos (b. 1973, Santa Monica, California) received a BFA from Otis College of Art and Design in 2002 and an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts in 2007. Solo and two-person exhibitions include, Pachuco Cadaver or There Are No Heavies in America, Las Cienegas Projects, Los Angeles, Outsider Art: Others from Elsewhere Doing Something Altogether Different…Sort Of, 18th Street Art Center, Santa Monica, and Motown Took Us There and Motown Brought Us Back, Crisp London/Los Angeles. Group exhibitions include, Made in L.A. 2012, Hammer Museum and LAXART, and, In the Good Name of the Company, ForYourArt, Los Angeles and See Me Gallery, NY. He lives and works in Los Angeles.
Nov. 22, 2013, 6 p.m.
Performance at Beefhaus
833 Exposition Ave. Dallas, TX 75226
Artist talk at Richland College
Nov. 21, 3 p.m. Wichita Hall, WH103
On the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, Lou Mallozzi will present Peers, a performance comprised of Lee Harvey Oswald’s statements made from the moment of Kennedy’s assassination until the moment of his own death. The 33 minute text is recited by twelve people in unison, “a stand-in for the jury Oswald never had.” The performance will take place at the artist-run space Beefhaus and will coincide with the exhibition “The Artists’ Commission” on display at Gray Matters Gallery.
About the artist
Lou Mallozzi is a sound artist based in Chicago who makes performances, installations, and recorded works. He is on the faculty of the Sound Department of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is executive director of Experimental Sound Studio in Chicago.