There will be an Opening Reception on October 18 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. in the Bouwhuis Library for Joel Brenden’s art show “Latourell & Fall”. The exhibit will be on view October 11- November 8.
Joel Brenden’s artwork is multidisciplinary and conceptual. With drawing forming the foundation, his projects extend into design, bookmaking, sculpture and installation.
Brenden makes frequent use of vernacular, appropriation, and procedural devices to engage popular notions of memory, fantasy, futurity, and technology.
Brenden holds an M.F.A. in visual studies from University at Buffalo, SUNY, where he was a dean’s scholar and teaching assistant, and a B.F.A. in drawing from Central Washington University. His recent major exhibitions include Beyond|In Western New York: Alternating Currents (2010) and Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center (2011), and he is included in several private collections. In addition to his work an exhibiting artist, he works as a graphic designer and instructor in photography.
Submitted by: Martha Malkiewicz, ArtsCanisius co-director