Andrew Graham (MFA '06) in exhibit at DCCA, Opening March 26

Andrew Graham, Bonanza, 2006

Andrew Graham (MFA '06) is in a show titled Spectrum: Contemporary Color Abstraction, at the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts in Wilmington, Delaware.

"The term "decorative" is still suspect in many art circles, but, as Spectrum demonstrates, color abstraction is clearly here to stay. In fact, this is the second exhibition on the topic installed by the DCCA in recent years. This exhibition brings together both painting and sculpture. Not only is color abstraction alive, but it plays a vital role in today's art practice. Younger artists have found innovative ways of incorporating color and abstraction into their artistic vocabulary, while more established artists have found a renewed interest in color exploration in their recent work. The range of approaches to color abstraction in this exhibition represents the vast array of approaches to the theme, from from softsculpture to cast forms, from paintings on Plexiglas to painted and shaped plywood. Stylistic presentations span a continuum from organic to geometric abstraction, and from abstraction based on natural forms to the purely non-objective. Some of the artists in Spectrum present highly elegant images or constructions while others utilize everyday materials, attaching a sense of the absurd or the whimsical. Yet, in all cases, color and abstract form are at the heart of the work. Clearly, neither painting nor formal abstraction has died. In fact, it is not even on life-support, but rather contributes a healthy, robust voice to the art of the twenty-first century."
- J. Susan Isaacs, PhD
Curator of Special Projects

Exhibition Dates: March 26 - August 1, 2010

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
Carole Bieber and Marc Ham Gallery
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

To see more of Andrew's work, visit http://andrewgraham.110mb.com/

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