Art and the History of Art

  Ellen Driscoll: Alluvial - Recent Drawings and Books

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Eli Marsh Gallery, 105 Fayerweather
Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts
January 28 - February 15, 2013

Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday 12 noon - 4 p.m.

Thursday, February 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.

Reception follows in the Hall.

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Ellen Driscoll’ 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. Earlier works include “The Loophole of Retreat” at the Whitney Museum at Phillip Morris, “As Above, So Below” for Grand Central Terminal (a suite of 20 mosaic and glass images for the tunnels at 45th, 47th, and 48th Streets), “Catching the Drift”, a restroom for the Smith College Museum of Art, and “Wingspun” for the International Arrivals corridor at Raleigh Durham airport.  Ms. 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. Ellen's Web Site