Ellen Driscoll: "Alluvial: Recent Drawings and Books"

January 28, 2013 - 10:00 am to February 15, 2013 - 4:00 pm (already occurred)

This exhibition of large-scale drawings and artist's books will be on view at the Eli Marsh Gallery, 105 Fayerweather Hall, from Jan. 28 through Feb. 15.

Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.

In conjunction with the exhibition, on Thursday, Feb. 7, the gallery will be open following sculptor/installation artist Margaret Cogswell’s lecture at 4:30 p.m. in Pruyne Lecture Hall, 115 Fayerweather. A reception follows in the hall. This event is open to the public.

Ellen Driscoll’s work encompasses sculpture, drawing and public installation. Recent large-scale installations include “Distant Mirrors” in the Providence River, “FastForwardFossil #1” at Frederieke Taylor Gallery, “FastForwardFossil #2” at Smack Mellon and “Revenant” and “Phantom Limb” for Nippon Ginko, Hiroshima, Japan. Driscoll has been awarded fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Bunting Institute at Harvard University, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Massachusetts Council on the Arts, the LEF Foundation, the Rhode Island Foundation and Anonymous Was a Woman. Her work is included in major public and private collections including The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Whitney Museum of Art. Visit her website: ellendriscoll.net

Contact Info

Louise M. Beckett
413-542-2365
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Directions

The Eli Marsh Gallery is located in Room 105 on the first floor of Fayerweather Hall.