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Overture Galleries' Fall Exhibits Open Today, Feature Diverse Artists, Ideas, and Interpretations

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Overture Galleries' Fall Exhibits Open Today, Feature Diverse Artists, Ideas, and Interpretations

Overture Galleries fall 2022 exhibitions are now on display in Galleries I, II and III through Monday, Nov. 28 and in Playhouse Gallery through Sunday, Dec. 4. The exhibits feature 56 local and regional artists. Be inspired and enjoy!

In Galleries I, II and III, the intersection of human-made vs. natural creations and differing interpretations of landscapes dominate this season's selection of art. Artistic tools include such variety as a grandmother's antique kitchen implements and astrophotography. From microscopic to galactic, the artwork appeals to viewers to take time to consider how one perceives their current time and place. A reception with artists' talks will be held Friday, Nov. 4 from 5-9 p.m. in the galleries.

In Playhouse Gallery, Overture is pleased to present PhotoMidwest Members in their exhibition corresponding with their Biennial Festival 2022. A reception with artists' talks is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 7 from 5-6:30 p.m.

Overture Galleries are always free and open to the public, and most artworks are for sale by regional artists.

GALLERY I: STRUCTURE AND TERRAINS

Mark Pflughoeft & Kelly Jean Ohl

Finding inspiration from nature, Mark Pflughoeft and Kelly Jean Ohl manipulate natural textures and geometric forms within their art. Pflughoeft addresses human interference with the land in his paintings. Ohl creates textured ceramics inspired by the natural world.

GALLERY II: MACRO MEZZO MICRO

Douglas Yu, Michael Knapstein & Christian Strait

Three perspectives: Douglas Yu's charcoal drawings reveal a micro world of organic shapes based on natural science. Michael Knapstein's photographs express the mezzo view of classic middle America. And Christian Strait's macro work uses astrophotography as a starting point to explore the Zodiac.

GALLERY III: LIMINAL SPACE

Leo Salazar & Michael Wartgow

Leo Salazar and Michael Wartgow utilize layers to convey a distinct space-time. Salazar paints abstractions of daily inspirations and unique representations of the city of Madison. Wartgow's art forces viewers to slow down, be in the present moment and contemplate the importance of history in their personal lives.


PLAYHOUSE GALLERY: PhotoMidwest Member Exhibition

PhotoMidwest, now in its 24th year, serves as a home for photographic arts in the region. Their Madison gallery and workspaces serve a community of artists and supporters, amateur and professional. This show presents a sampling of PhotoMidwest members' work.

Overture Galleries are sponsored by The Arts Access Fund, a component fund of the Madison Community Foundation, Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison, and by contributions to Overture Center for the Arts. Overture is grateful for this community support that helps make these experiences possible.

OVERTURE CENTER FOR THE ARTS in Madison, Wis., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization that features seven state-of-the-art performance spaces and four galleries where national and international touring artists, nine resident companies and hundreds of local artists engage people in nearly 700,000 educational and artistic experiences each year. With the vision to provide "Extraordinary Experiences for All," Overture's mission is to support and elevate our community's creative culture, economy and quality of life through the arts. overture.org



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