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Rick Pottruff: Search Engine City

Arts & Culture Festivals Music Performing Arts Special Events Sports Waterfront Category . Arts & Culture Rick Pottruff: Search Engine City May 14, 2011 to August 21, 2011 Presented By . Art Gallery of Hamilton Rick Pottruff s large-scale, intricate and gestural drawings of cities, bridges, cars, ships, planets and technological devices provide ample opportunity for viewers to be psychologically transported into the worlds he creates. His hybrid style combines the devices of illustration, fine art, and film. This summer, Pottruff will undertake a new large drawing that will expand over the AGH foyer wall. Incorporating images of industry, traffic and more, he will portray an explosive dystopian scene that will catapult the viewer s eye across its many detailed sections. Beginning May 12th, the artist will be in the AGH foyer, creating this drawing on site over a period of several weeks. Please come by to see how the drawing develops, and enjoy the rare opportunity to talk to the artist about his project while it s in progress. To confirm Rick s schedule, please visit AGH's What s On Calendar, or call the Gallery in advance at 905-527-6610. Pottruff has been teaching art at the postsecondary level for over thirty years, and has taught at York University, the University of Guelph, the University of Waterloo, the University of Regina, Sheridan College, and currently teaches at Seneca College. He has had over thirty-five solo exhibitions in Canada, including at the AGH, and also in the USA and England. His work is in the collections of the AGH, McMaster Museum, the Canada Council Art Bank, the Art Gallery of Brant, the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Gallery Stratford, the Robert McLaughlin Gallery, and the Mackenzie Art Gallery. Pottruff was born in Hamilton and lives in Brantford, Ontario. . View all events for Art Gallery of Hamilton .. Event Details. Location: Hamilton, Ontario
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