Events for Friday, Sep 01, 2017

“Cooper,” An Exhibit by sculptor Jamie Adams

The Alabama School of the Arts at University of Mobile is hosting the work of artist Jamie Adams in an exhibit called “Cooper.” This exhibit will be on display Aug. 21-Sept. 29 in the Marilyn Foley Art Gallery. An Art Talk will be held with Adams on Sept. 28 at 11 a.m. with a reception following. Both the exhibit and Art Talk are free and open to the public. The Donald Gallery is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is located in Martin Hall on campus at University of Mobile, 5735 College Pkwy. Adams is a sculptor and potter whose artistic process derives from a childhood spent in a profoundly religious family in the Deep South. His art is characterized by vibrant colors, allusions to art history and pop culture, and an insistent use of new technologies in his work. “This body of work is inspired by the untimely passing of my brother in 2001.” explained Adams. “We first met when I was 12, and this work is both an exploration of my rumination on our unshared childhood, as well as imaginings of the man he might have been.” For information about the show or visual art programs at University of Mobile, contact Phillip Counselman, associate professor of art, at pcounselman@umobile.edu or 251.442.2283. (Pictured: An example of Adams work included in the exhibit "Santa Fe.")

Location: The Donald Gallery at University of Mobile

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HMPS: Yoga on the Lawn

Is there a better way to start your weekend? Probably not. 

Location: Historic Mobile Preservation Society

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MPL: Little Discoveries with Mr. Wayne

Mr. Wayne from the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center presents lessons and projects fusing science and literature for preschool children.

Location: Ben May Main Library

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Eastern Shore Art Center: First Friday ArtWalk

NEW EXHIBIT: “The Painterly Photo” Photo-encaustic paintings and digital photographs by Thomas Dodd. “The method I use in my work is something I call “Painterly Photo Montage” Through a technique called masking that I employ in photo-editing software, I stack, layer and blend different photos together to create a final image that looks much more like an oil painting than a photograph.” Dodd will also be teaching a workshop September 30th!

NEW EXHIBIT: "Best of the Eastern Shore Camera Club" 7th Annual Photography Exhibit. The Camera Club provides members, from beginners to professionals, with educational and skill building opportunities in the art of photography. Open to all those who are interested!

RETURNING EXHIBIT: “Tarred and Feathered” Mixed media by Sloane Bibb. “Part painting, part assemblage, part cultural tableau, Sloane’s work is a pastiche of wood, metal, paper, canvas, even found objects, tar, and wax.”

Live music by Jeanine “Dr. Jazz” Normand

Location: Eastern Shore Art Center

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