South Suburban College presents Brent Fogt exhibition

“Re Pose” on display through August 30

information provided by South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (June 25, 2018) – The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College (SSC) is pleased to present a new exhibition located in the Dulgar Gallery on SSC’s South Holland campus. An exhibition of art works by Brent Fogt titled “Re Pose” is on display through August 30, 2018. Reception date for Fogt is to be announced.

Brent Fogt has completed artist residencies at the Vermont Studio Center, Djerassi Resident Artists Program, I-Park Foundation, and Yaddo. He holds a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Michigan and a Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.

Fogt describes his art in this way: “My research and artwork focus on how small, discrete actions—additions, subtractions, divisions—accumulate over time. I create slender, off-kilter sculptures by assembling fallen tree branches, discarded furniture, worn-out clothing, and other cast-off materials that I rescue from the streets and dumpsters of my Chicago neighborhood. I suture the branches and prefabricated furniture by screwing, wrapping, or crocheting them together with cotton yarn or jute. The resulting sculptures may hang from ceilings, lean against walls, or rest precariously on floors. By placing humble, weathered materials into predefined architectural spaces, I use my artwork to point to daily activities like standing, sitting, and walking that require us to physically balance ourselves and our surroundings.”

The public is welcome to visit the art exhibition and reception at no charge.

The Dulgar Gallery is on the first floor. SSC Galleries are open at minimum Mondays through Thursdays, 9:00am–6:00pm, and Fridays from 9:00am–4:00pm. The galleries are closed on weekends and holidays.

For more information, call 708-596-2000, x2445, or visit www.ssc.edu/art. South Suburban College is located at 15800 South State Street in South Holland, Illinois.

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