ARTS: Southwestern Gothic at Artcite (Jan 13th to Feb 18th)
Friday February 17th, 2012
Posted at 2:15pm
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February 18th marks the end of a great exhibition Southwestern Gothic by Victor Romao put on by Artcite located at 109 University Ave.
“Victor Romao is a multi-disciplinary Canadian artist working and living in Windsor, Ontario.
He is interested in a variety of practices which focus on drawing, sculpture, performance and print media.Romao’s years spent living in rural Southwestern Ontario have acted as the catalyst for his present interest in exploring the topics of fear, alterity, and male violence. For his Artcite solo debut, Romao will be showing works from his latest “Southwestern Gothic” series.Romao holds a BFA and MFA from the School of Visual Arts, University of Windsor, and he has participated in solo and group exhibitions across Canada, the U.S. and New Zealand.”
The graphic and detailed illustrations will draw just about anyone’s attention. Southwestern Gothic displays a mixture of images and sculptures allowing the use of space and available light to be simply exquisite. As the large front windows allow passerby’s to peak in, Artcite is located in the hub of down town next to the Capital Theatre. For upcoming shows and events, please visit their website. Support the arts and enhance your vision.