Press Release for Wednesday, April 30, 2014
MOCA’s UNF Gallery Exhibits Noted Atlanta Artist
Media Contact: Joanna Norris, Director
Department of Public Relations
UNF Gallery at the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Department of Art and
Design present "Backdoor Formalism," featuring the work of Atlanta-based
artist, Scott Ingram.
Formalism": will be on display from Thursday, May 22, to Sunday, Aug. 24. A
free reception to meet the artist will take place from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday,
May 22, at MOCA, a cultural resource of UNF.
The exhibition provides commentary on art and
architecture in human environments. Ingram often appropriates images from postcards,
color plates, books, and catalogs and uses conventional materials such as wood,
limestone and sheetrock. Based in an American aesthetic, his range of work
includes paintings, drawings, sculpture and photography, as well as functional
up in the Midwest, Ingram was heavily influenced by the great modern architects
of Chicago. While working as an art installer at the Des Moines Art Center and
later for the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Ingram developed an in-depth
understanding of contemporary art within the context of architecture.
has been exhibiting for more than 18 years and has been included in exhibitions
around the United States, as well as Spain and Canada. Most recently, he showed
at Solomon Projects, an Emily Amy Gallery in Atlanta, and the Ann Kustera
Gallery in New York, as well as Florida Atlantic University, Auburn University
and the New Art Dealers Alliance art fair at Art Basel, Miami. His work is
collected by numerous private and corporate collections, as well as the High
Museum of Art. In July, his second solo exhibition of 2014, "Blue Collar
Modernism," opens at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia. More
information and art can be found at his
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