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LAB: Empirical Evidence: John Ruppert

Multiple large branches/vines extended across the floor of a gray room

Multiple large branches/vines extended across the floor of a gray room

LAB: Empirical Evidence: John Ruppert 
January 31 – March 16, 2019

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture will present an exhibition of John Ruppert’s work which will open at the CADVC on Thursday, January 31st, 2019. Entitled LAB: Empirical Evidence: John Ruppert, the exhibition will span the artist’s recent explorations with installation, sculptural objects, photography, and sound as it relates to the world around us. Influenced by his intense interest in natural phenomena, Ruppert’s overarching investigation will focus on the intersection of the natural world and humanity. In a broader sense, he seeks to develop a heightened consciousness of our precarious existence on the planet.

LAB: Empirical Evidence: John Ruppert represents the first exhibition in a new series where an individual artist is invited to orchestrate his or her pieces and/or series within the CADVC’s main gallery space to produce a unique and comprehensive installation blurring the lines between art and science. Future exhibitions will explore the connections between textiles, drawing, painting, and sculpture, and the natural sciences, engineering, technology, and cultural politics.



4pm, Tuesday, February 12th
Gallery tour and conversation with John Ruppert
and Dr. Stephen Freeland, Evolutionary Biologist
and Director of the Individualized Study Program at UMBC


Plan Your Visit

Admission to the exhibition and all related programming is free and open to the public.

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is located in the Fine Arts Building. For more information call 410-455-3188.

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