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Arts Council of Princeton presents Riverside Silos/Shaping Spaces Exhibition
March 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
The Arts Council of Princeton presents Riverside Silos/Shaping Spaces, a dual exhibition by photographer Ricardo Barros & sculptor Austin Wright. This installation addresses volume – the space a substance occupies – in various ways through light, shadow, and form.
“You could say we’re focusing on the same subject, but seeing it through different lenses,” says Princeton resident photographer Ricardo Barros.
“Or,” sculptor Autin Wright adds, “We’re both pursuing a sculptural vision. Mine results in a three-dimensional sculpture. Ricardo works with similar forms to produce a two-dimensional photograph.”
Riverside Silos/Shaping Spaces will be on view in the Arts Council’s award-winning Taplin Gallery beginning March 23 through May 4.
“We look forward to working again with Ricardo, our friend of many years,” says ACP Artistic Director Maria Evans. “And we’re excited about welcoming Autin to our gallery for the first time.”
An Artist Talk will be held on Saturday, March 23 from 2-3pm, immediately followed by an Opening Reception from 3-5pm. Also on view in the Lower Level Gallery will be Charles David Viera’s WILD: Wildlife Paintings and Drawings.
Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ. Parking is available in the Spring and Hulfish Street Garages and at metered parking spots along Witherspoon Street and Paul Robeson Place. For more information, please visit artscouncilofprinceton.org or call 609.924.8777.
The Arts Council of Princeton’s Taplin Gallery was founded in 2008 and has won Favorite Art Gallery in the Discover Jersey Arts People’s Choice Awards for six of the past seven years. Located in the Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, the Taplin Gallery is run by ACP Artistic Director Maria Evans and has featured artists such as Philip Pearlstein, Polly Apfelbaum, and Willie Cole, among other notable artists. The Taplin hosts a variety of events that are free and open to the public, including gallery openings and artist talks, as well as educational programming for local students K-12. ACP exhibitions and related educational programs receive funding from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.
The Arts Council of Princeton, founded in 1967, is a non-profit organization with a mission of Building Community through the Arts. Housed in the landmark Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, designed by architect Michael Graves, the ACP fulfills its mission by presenting a wide range of programs including exhibitions, performances, free community cultural events, and studio-based classes and workshops in a wide range of media. Arts Council of Princeton programs are designed to be high-quality, engaging, affordable and accessible for the diverse population of the greater Princeton region.