Ben Gross | Underlying Meanings; Sabbatical Exhibition

Ben Gross | Underlying Meanings; Sabbatical Exhibition

Underlying Meanings is on view in The Winfisky Gallery, February 7 – March 4. Monday through Friday from 10am-4 pm. The gallery is located on the ground floor of the Ellison Campus Center.
Benjamin Gross, a professor in the Art and Design Department at Salem State University in Salem, Massachusetts, earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Delaware and a Master of Fine Arts from Cranbrook Academy of Art. His work has been exhibited in regional, national, and international exhibitions. He is member of the Boston Printmakers.
“’Underlying Meanings’ is a series of 12 editions of prints. Each serigraph incorporates hand drawn transparencies, hole punch registry and hand printed image formulations. “Underlying Meanings” is a combination of abstract compositions that use color theory (primary / secondary colors) to create the illusion of transparency and color mixing. The non-objective compositions illustrate how humans perceive color and the visual effects of how overlapping colors mix, balance or contrast with each other. For instance, my “Well Rounded” serigraph incorporates the literal definition of integrating a smooth and or curved shape. But it also conveys secondary and tertiary translations of being pleasurably varied and balanced.”
Additional exhibition events:
Artist Talk: Wednesday, February 9, 12:30 PM via Zoom
Reception: Wednesday, February 9, 1:30 – 3:00 PM.
Evening reception: Wednesday, February 16, 6:30 – 8:00 PM.
If you plan to visit the gallery please note the following about Covid-19 Safety on campus:

Attendees are expected to follow Salem State COVID-19 Safety Protocols.

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