Monday, November 30, 2009

Art Talk Wednesday at Bristol Library

Tayo Heuser, an adjunct Professor of Art at Roger Williams University in the Visual Arts will be the Bristol Art Museum's guest speaker on Wednesday, December 2nd at the Rogers Free Library at 7 pm. The Art Talks are free and partially funded by Roger Williams University. A reception is planned at a private home at 5 pm to meet the artist. For reservations , $25 contact

Tayo Heuser, originally from Washington, D.C., has lived in Africa and Europe. She received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, and Masters Degree from Vermont College. She lives and works in Providence and Brussels, Belgium. Tayo's presentation will cover her current exhibit at the Phillips Collection in Washington D.C. on view from November 19th-October, 2010. The Phillip's exhibit, "Intersections", explores the intersections between the old and new traditions and modern and contemporary art practices, such as, engaging in the permanent collections and museum spaces. Heuser's unique exhibit, "Pulse" translates Mark Rothko's paintings into three dimensions with large scale wall-mounted sculptures of glowing, colored forms drawn in ink, designed to rise along the spiral stairwell and the paintings in the Mark Rothko Room.

Her most recent shows have been at Rogers Williams University, 2009; The Reeves Contemporary in New York City, Center for Contemporary Non-Objective Art and the H29 Gallery in Brussels, Belgium, 2008; as well as group shows at the Roeder Gallery, New York, The Paper New England Gallery,Hartford, Ct; and the Chazen Gallery in Providence, RI. Her work has been exhibited since 1991 and is included in public and corporate collections, including the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, CA; RISD Museum, Providence, RI and many more.

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