On view through Thursday, February 28, 2019
The King Street Gallery presents That Which is Most Precious, featuring the work of Rebecca Gilbert, Racquel Keller, Tru Ludwig, Quentin Moseley, Jann Rosen-Queralt and Sarah Stoll from February 4th – February 28th, 2019. The event is located at the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Arts Center.
That Which is Most Precious curated by Pablo Callejo portrays what is most precious in a person’s life, what gives it its value, and how it changes a person. The aim of this exhibition is to create an emotional resonance for the viewer as well as an understanding of both the diversity and commonalities of what we all consider to be That Which Is Most Precious. This is a group thematic exhibition that displays work in 2-dimensional, 3-dimensional mediums, and installation work. The exhibition gives representation of That Which Is Most Precious as seen through the eyes of the selected artists.
About the Artists
Rebecca Gilbert is a visual artist and printmaker and a Senior Lecturer in Printmaking at The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, a faculty member at the Maryland Institute College of Art, Print Media: Traditional Processes, Illustrative Print, Artists’ Books, Baltimore, MD, and a faculty member at the Fleisher Art Memorial, Wood Engraving and Letterpress, Artists’ Books, Philadelphia, PA. She received a Master of Fine Arts in Book Arts / Printmaking from The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. Her recent exhibitions include Multiple Ones: Contemporary Perspectives in Printmedia, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ and Small Talk, Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2018.
Racquel Keller is a painter who recently completed an artist in residence at the Chateau d’Orquevaux, Orquevaux, France, 2018. She received a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design from The American University, Washington, D.C. Her recent exhibitions include Small Wonders, Bowie City Hall, Bowie, MD and the James McLaughlin Memorial Staff Show, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., 2017.
Tru Ludwig is a printmaker and member of the Adjunct Faculty, Art History, Foundation, Art Education Departments, at the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD. He received a Master of Fine Arts in Printmaking and Drawing at Towson University, Towson, MD. Ludwig’s selected exhibitions include the AMEN: A Prayer for the World as one of 48 international artists invited to participate at Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC, and Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City, 2014 – 2015. Large scale woodcuts and multi-plate etchings occupy his studio practice. He places a premium on being an interdisciplinary connectivist both in the classroom and in the studio, thus his principle modus operandi is to make art history relevant to present day students of all ages.
Quentin Moseley has been a printmaking faculty member at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) since 1974. He has been Chair of the Printmaking Department, the Foundation Department, and has been Coordinator of Health and Safety at MICA. He received his Master of Fine Arts from The Hoffberger School of Painting, MICA, Baltimore, MD. His large-scale animated neon installations use a system of over 200 multi-colored modular neon tubes. His neon mural installation titled, Gateway Baltimore was included in the 1st Light City Baltimore Festival in 2016.
Jann Rosen-Queralt is a faculty member and Interim Graduate Director at the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD. She received a Master of Fine Arts from the Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI. Her recent exhibitions include, Art on the Fly: Unsung Heroes, Maryland State Arts Council, Baltimore, MD, 2018. She served as a Coordinating Artist overseeing the design fabrication/build of the I-579 Cap Project sponsored by the Sports and Exhibition Authority administered by the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, Pittsburgh, PA, 2017. Rosen-Queralt was awarded the Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship by the Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C. in 2018.
Sarah Stoll is a freelance fine artist and illustrator who received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD. Her primary media include oil painting, acrylic, fresco, egg tempera, encaustic, watercolor, and gouache. Stoll’s artwork was recently featured at the 28th Annual Strathmore Juried Exhibition. Bethesda, MD and the 31stNorthern National Art Competition, Nicolet College. Rhinelander, WI, 2018.
King Street Gallery at the Cafritz Foundation Arts Center at Montgomery College is located at 930 King Street, Silver Spring, MD. For more information, visit http://cms.montgomerycollege.edu/arts-tpss/exhibitions/.