Nhat Tran: Urushi Lights
January 27 – March 24, 2013
Nhat Tran received her BFA from the University Of Fine Arts, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Tran creates abstract urushi paintings and sculptures whose organic and geometric shapes, rich surface patterns and unusual textures reflect contemporary trends. Urishi is the Japanese term for lacquer, made from the sap of an Asian tree that is clarified to transparency and mixed with pigments to produce a variety of colors.
Tran has exhibited throughout the United States including Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, Indianapolis, New York, Palm Beach, San Francisco, and Washington D.C. Her works are in the permanent collections of museums and private collections around the world including the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, the Indiana State Museum and the Indianapolis Airport Authority.
Greg Hull: Mediated Terrain
January 27 – March 24, 2013
A Richmond, Indiana native, Greg Hull is an installation artist and sculptor. He received his BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute and his MFA from the University of Delaware. Greg resides in Indianapolis, Indiana where he serves as an Associate Professor of Sculpture at Herron School of Art and Design.
Hull has permanent installation displays at the Indianapolis Airport, Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art and the Amelia Earhart Memorial, Atchison, Kansas.
All Wayne County High School Art Exhibition
April 21 – May 19, 2013
Face to Face: Portraits from the Permanent Collection
June 9 – August 11, 2013
The Richmond Art Museum has a distinctive permanent collection consisting of nearly 4,000 artworks. This exhibition will feature portraits from the 19th and 20th Century, including many self-portraits by Indiana artists. Artists include Wayman Adams, John Elwood Bundy, William Merritt Chase, Childe Hassam, John King, Marcus Mote and Carl Zimmerman.
The Color of Water: Works by Beth Forst
August 25 – September 29, 2013
Painting in the ‘plein air’ tradition, Beth Forst differentiates herself among Indiana artists through her bold palette, expressive style and unique interpretation of the subjects she paints. Every artwork is reflective of her outgoing personality and willingness to explore new subjects in a fresh and brave way. Her almost abstract, impressionistic style allows the viewer to use their imagination to see beyond the obvious subject, providing an enchanted connection between viewer and painter.
Forst has actively participated in state-wide and regional exhibitions, art fairs, paint outs and art events winning numerous awards and honors for her artwork, including several Best of Show titles. She continues to be a strong force in Indiana art, helping to continue the rich tradition and artistic heritage of skilled painters in our state. Forst artwork stands out in the rich tapestry of artists in Indiana, making her own distinct statement by infusing her love of painting with her vibrant personality.
115th Annual Exhibition by Richmond and Area Artists
November 7 – December 18, 2013