|A group of drawings by Alexander Ross as seen in Future Perfect|
that handily meets its purpose to "explore and inform," but falls a bit short simply as an art exhibition.
Curated by Associate Professor Danny Goodwin, Director Janet Riker and Associate Director/Curator Corinna Ripps-Schaming, the show features significant individual pieces or bodies of work in a variety of media by 12 artists, augmented by 11 additional artists whose prints, drawn from the museum's permanent collection by participants in a class project, create a sidebar exhibition within Future Perfect.
|Three sculptures by JoAnne Carson confront|
three photographs by Miljohn and Heltoft
Other improbables, in the form of fantastic plants, are presented in sculptures by JoAnne Carson and silver-print photographs by Miljohn Ruperto and Ulrik Heltoft. But not all the work shown in Future Perfect is obsessed with the future. I found the more interior-looking artists in the show were more effective.
|An altered photograph by Letha Wilson|
|A photograph of salamanders by Dana Hoey|
Future Perfect: Picturing the Anthropocene, which runs through Dec 10, has featured a busy schedule of related events, including weekly programs in the gallery, since it opened in July; the next event is a poetry reading and discussion at 7 pm on Nov 29 - check here for more details.
|Colin C. Boyd works on an animation project on-site at Future Perfect|