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BAC presents Jessica Van Alstyne

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The Bossier Arts Council is proud to present the art of Jessica Van Alstyne in the Emerging Artist Gallery. The show will hang from October 26 through November 26. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday from 11am-6pm and is free to the public. The artist will be available on November 2nd from 4:30-6:30 for questions.

Jessica a recent graduate from the BFA program at Louisiana Tech currently lives and works in Bossier-Shreveport area. When asked about her photography she responded “The photographs I make are broken down into their raw, most basic form with the use of a nude model. The constructions are manipulated and the color palette is controlled to symbolize the control I have attempted to seize in my life. Themes of confinement, loneliness, ritual, growth, decay, and struggle are found in the work to represent how difficult it is to find a sense of belonging in a space. The themes are portrayed in a delicate, microcosmic way to reinforce the subtlety of my emotions and relate to the viewer.”

 

Wine, Art and Music, featuring the art of Adrian Gibson

The Bossier Arts Council and Boomtown Casino’s 1800 Prime Steakhouse present WAM featuring the art of Adrian Gibson. Please join us for gourmet food, wine pairings, art and music on November 14 from 5:30-7:30.

Gipson is a graduate from Louisiana Tech’s Master of Fine Arts program and currently teaches for Ouachita Talented Arts Program. When asked about his work Gipson responded “The main concept of my artwork is centered on our abilities to solve problems through reduction. In the work, I use geometric and organic forms. The geometric forms represent man-made objects. The organic forms represent natural objects. I use these forms to depict analogies between natural and manmade objects. Growing up, I spent my summers working for my Dad on his brick crew during the week, and practicing music with him on the weekends. In both cases I learned to reduce complex information down to simple patterns and rhythms.”

To learn more about the Bossier Arts Council and their programming visit www.bossierarts.org.

Admission is $20, must be 21.

 

Gallery Fine Art Center presents a Realist Exhibition featuring Jerry Berg, Daniel Cassity, Albino Hinojosa, Talbot Hopkins and Peter Jones

The Bossier Arts Council is proud to present a realist exhibition at the Gallery Fine Arts Center, 2151 Airline Drive, Bossier City, Louisiana. The Exhibition will begin on November 2-February 1 with an opening reception on November 7 from 5:30-7:30. The exhibition will feature art from the following artists: Jerry Berg, Daniel Cassity, Albino Hinjosa, Talbot Hopkins and Peter Jones. The exhibition is open to the public and free of charge. gallery hours: Thursday-Friday, from 2-6pm and Saturdays, from 11-2pm.

The Gallery Fine Art Center is a project of the Bossier Arts Council and made possible by the generous donations of Meredith Hamrick, Sharon and Ken McGivney, Marcy Everett and The Airline Plaza.

For more information on these artists or the Bossier Arts Council please contact us at 318-741-8310 or visit www.bossierarts.org