POSTCARDS FROM NOWHERE

The Center for Art & Rehabilitative Energies, Inc.

a 501 (c)(3) non-profit private foundation P.O. Box 155 (mail) 3696 Pearl Street

Shellman, GA 39886
229 679-5069 (M-F) or 229 679-2070 (S-S)

“POSTCARDS FROM NOWHERE”

An Exhibition of Drawings and Paintings by
Rich Curtis
March 5 – April 30, 2017

On Sunday March 5th beginning at 1:00 P.M., The Center for Art & Rehabilitative Energies located in Shellman, Georgia will open an exhibition of drawings and paintings by Rich Curtis, an artist currently living and working in Boston, Georgia. Mr. Curtis will be in attendance. Light refreshments will be served. The Exhibition and Opening Reception are free and open to the public.

The Center for Art & Rehabilitative Energies, Inc. a 501(c)(3) non-profit private foundation is located at 3696 Pearl Street, Shellman, GA 39886. Following the initial Opening Reception The Center will be open to visitors every week-end from 1:00 – 5:00 P.M. The Center can be visited on other days of the week by special appointment. Group visits are encouraged. Please call: 229 679-5069 to set up appointments.

The artist, Rich Curtis writes, “My recent body of work is focused on exploring the medium of drawing. I am interested in mark-making as the most fundamental act of visual expression. Using a variety of techniques and materials, from staining and sewing paper to mixing wet and dry media, I combine representational and abstract imagery. As I began this work I was initially inspired by vintage postcards. I was drawn to both their diminutive size and compositional intricacy.

As the work has progressed, my drawings have increased in size and complexity. However, I try to maintain a narrative quality to the images.”

Rich Curtis, MFA, is a graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago. While working from his studio in Boston, GA he teaches at Thomas University in Thomasville, GA. Previously he worked for the Alabama’s Birmingham and Huntsville Museums. Curtis has received numerous Residency Grants and has conducted workshops and lectures throughout the US and abroad. An active exhibitor with the Georgia Artist’s Guild of Albany, his solo and group exhibitions are numerous. For more about the artist, visit his website at http://www.richcurtisteach.weebly.com. More information email rpryb@windstream.net.

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Rich Curtis, artist – self portrait

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“Three Sisters”. R. Curtis

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“Plowed Field”. R. Curtis

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“Old Friend”. R. Curtis

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