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September 26, 2013

Swope celebrates earth, sky, water

TERRE HAUTE — This October, the Swope Art Museum introduces three exhibitions of contemporary art as part of the continuing “2013 Year of the River” celebration. The displays run concurrently and include “Borders: A Regional Survey,” “Between Heaven and Earth: Installation” and “Taking to Water: Kaz McCue.”

Each examines humans’ relationship to the planet in a different way. The exhibitions open Oct. 4 and run through Jan. 4.

A group of five Midwestern artists explores the complexity of socio-political boundaries in the exhibition “Borders: A Regional Survey,” co-curated by Mary Kramer, executive director of Art Spaces Inc., and Lisa Petrulis, curator of exhibitions and programs at the Swope Art Museum.

The exhibition features works in a variety of media that examine the link between national identity and geography, and the impact of both existing and historic borders on culture. Artists in the exhibition are Kramer, Mary Jo Maraldo, Nancy Nichols-Pethick, Petra Nyendick and Melissa Vandenberg.  

Brooklyn-based artist Jonathan Soard connects psychology to place with landscapes in his second of two exhibitions, “Between Heaven and Earth: Installation.”

Soard’s oil paintings feature the long horizon of the Indiana prairie and reflect his musings on religion, life and mortality.

Michigan-based artist Kaz McCue studies water with the close-up lens of his camera to reveal the dynamic quality of this elemental, life-giving and destroying liquid in the exhibition “Taking to Water: Kaz McCue.” In the controlled environment of a studio, McCue has created colorful abstractions that he refers to as psychological landscapes.

The three exhibitions open 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 4 during the museum’s free “First Friday: String/Division.” At 6:30 p.m., Sharilyn Spicknall presents “Violins and Violas, Splendid Strings,” and at 8, the artists of “Borders: A Regional Survey” participate in “Let’s Talk about Borders,” a discussion of the invisible geographical and political borders that affect people’s daily lives.

The Swope Art Museum is at 25 S. Seventh Street. It is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and noon to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. It is closed on Sundays, Mondays and national holidays. Admission is free.

Visit www.swope.org or call 812-238-1676 for more information.

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