Suburbia, meaningful objects on exhibit at University Galleries
“Videos from a Twilight Suburb: Carl Knickerbocker” Exhibition
University Galleries will present “Videos from a Twilight Suburb: Carl Knickerbocker” in the Gary R. Libby Gallery located on UF’s campus in Fine Arts Building C through Feb. 12. The public is invited to attend a reception for the exhibition on Friday, Jan. 15, from 7 to 9 p.m. Concurrent receptions will occur in University Gallery and in Grinter Gallery.
Knickerbocker describes himself as a self-taught suburban primitive artist from Central Florida. “Videos from a Twilight Suburb: Carl Knickerbocker” is a solo show displaying the range and breadth of Knickerbocker’s works. He has explored various mediums — including sculpture, painting and short films videography. His work comments on everything from politics to pop culture to the over-development of his hometown. To learn more, visit www.arts.ufl.edu/galleries.
“Meaningful Object” Art Exhibition
University Galleries will present “Meaningful Object” by Jiha Moon in Grinter Gallery located in Grinter Hall on UF’s campus through Feb. 5. A multimedia artist born in Korea who now works out of Atlanta, Moon will show a number of works in a variety of media, including paper, ceramics and prints. Blending influences from Korea, Japan, China and the Western world, Moon uses these cues to create multifaceted works. This show features a collection of works influenced by everyday objects, artifacts and cultural signifiers. To learn more, visit www.arts.ufl.edu/galleries.