Talk: Thursday, October 12 at 7:15pm
WSS is launching an exciting Lecture Series this Fall entitled Challenging the Boundaries of Perception. Mark your calendars for the first lecture Thursday, October 12 at 7:15pm Perceptual Painting, Past and Present by Matt Klos, Maryland painter, professor and gallery owner. The talk builds on the spectacular exhibition at St. Johns College Mitchell Gallery A Lineage of American Perceptual Painters, curated by Klos in 2015. It will reveal connections and influences between painters, their teachers and colleagues from Edwin Dickenson to the present, including Klos himself.
Matt Klos is a painter whose work focuses on interiors and plein-air landscapes. He is a recipient of three Individual Artist Awards from the Maryland State Arts Council (2016, 2012 and 2008). His work has been featured in numerous group and solo exhibitions including the Prince Street Gallery in Chelsea, NY in 2011. He was awarded first place in the Bethesda Painting Awards in 2007 and received an Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant in 2001.
Klos currently teaches drawing and painting full-time at Anne Arundel Community College and has served as a guest lecturer/critic at institutions including the New York Academy, the Kentucky School of Art, and the University of Missouri. He is a member of the collective Perceptual Painters and Zeuxis, and his work is represented by Prographica in Seattle, WA and the Oxford Gallery in Rochester, NY. He resides in Baltimore Maryland with his wife and children. To see more of his work visit www.mattklos.com or contact him [email protected]
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