Photo Courtesy of Reni Gower
August 27–October 13
Residency at JMU: October 4–5
Lecture: October 4, 5–6 p.m. Taylor 404
Reception: October 4, 6–8 p.m. Sawhill Gallery
Reni Gower is a professor in the Painting and Printmaking Department at Virginia Commonwealth University. For more than 30 years, her work has been showcased at national and international venues, including the Library of Congress Print Collection; Pleasant Company/Mattel, Inc; the American Embassies in Lima, Peru and Osaka, Japan; Media General, Inc; and the Federal Reserve Bank. Her current project Papercuts will travel to seven national venues between 2011 and 2013. Using the language of abstraction, Gower blends a fluid, improvisational painting approach with a repetitively structured and analytical one to create complex images on various mediums.