"Ozpirations": Art Inspired By The Wizard of Oz

Gallery exhibit at New England School of Art & Design

Thursday, Nov. 15 - Saturday, Dec. 22, 2007
Reception: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 16, 2007
The New England School of Art & Design at Suffolk University
75 Arlington St., Boston

Gallery hours:
8 a.m. - 11 p.m. Monday-Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday
Noon - 6 p.m. Sunday

The New England School of Art & Design at Suffolk University presents, Ozspirations: New Art Inspired by "The Wizard of Oz," a thought-provoking exhibit marking the 100th anniversary of L. Frank Baum’s classic series of books.
The exhibit features the work of  30 artists, whose interpretations range from the literal to the abstract and metaphorical. The artists explore such major Oz  themes as self-discovery and navigating one’s way through life.

The original videos, illustrations, paintings, sculptures, and other media in the exhibit come from artists based here and abroad.

Interim Gallery Director James Manning and Associate Professor of Graphic Arts Jennifer Fuchel organized and juried the exhibition.

The exhibit features the work of Ilona Anderson, Rick Berry, Michael Bewley, Laurinda Bedingfield, Louise A. Bishop, F. Lennox Campello, Lisa Costanzo, Laura Davidson, Angela Deane, Katie DiChiara, Mary Anne Galvin,  Jennifer Bennett Gubicza & Brian Gubicza, Sanasi Gunes, Darrell Gune-McCalla, Shawna L. Handke, Charlotte Kaplan, Caroline Keem, Elizabeth Kellogg, Kathleen Kneeland, Jennifer Lewis, Todd Little, Lina C. Marks, Anthony Lobosco,  KD Mernin, John Preusch, Terry Rooney, Ruth T. Segaloff, Donna M. Socha and Gail Smuda.

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