The Sphere of Magic and other Visionary Objects/Extraordinary Images
on view March 6 – April 20, 2018
opening reception Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Dublin Arts Council, 7125 Riverside Dr., Dublin, Ohio
Artist Mark Soppeland, a distinguished professor of art emeritus at the Myers School of Art, The University of Akron, performs the roles of conceptualist, designer, craftsman, historian, philosopher, storyteller, pantheist, scientist and magician in The Sphere of Magic and other Visionary Objects/Extraordinary Images, his solo exhibition of mixed media paintings, collages and sculpture at Dublin Arts Council. The artwork relates to Soppeland’s interest in interpreting the symbolic and cultural baggage of found objects and images to evoke memory.
The exhibition will be on view in the Dublin Arts Council (DAC) gallery, 7125 Riverside Dr., in Dublin from March 6 through April 20, 2018. The exhibition opens with a public reception for the artist on Tuesday, March 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. The opening reception and the exhibition are free of charge.
Gallery hours are Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Pictured Above: The Sphere of Magic, flicker flame bulbs mounted on antique globe, steel base; 31” high, 14” wide, 14” deep. By Mark Soppeland.
Photo courtesy of the artist.