For immediate release Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017
CONTACT: Roy L. Williams
Director of Public Relations
Birmingham Public Library
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067
What: Another Perspective, Artwork by E. Phillips Jr., a free exhibit in the Fourth Floor Gallery, Central Library, 2100 Park Place, Birmingham, AL 35203
When: Jan. 27-Feb. 26, 2017; Reception Feb. 11, 2-4 p.m. in Central Library Fourth Floor Gallery
Art exhibit featuring E. Bruce Phillips Jr. to begin Jan. 27 at Central Library downtown
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham Public Library’s downtown location is hosting a free exhibit featuring the artwork of E. Bruce Phillips Jr. beginning Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. The exhibit, which ends on Feb. 26, 2017, will be held in the Fourth Floor Gallery of the Central Library, 2100 Park Place. A free reception allowing the public to meet Phillips, assistant art professor at Tuskegee University, will take place on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 2-4 p.m. in the Central Library Fourth Floor Gallery.
Phillips’ work is an exploration of the connection between humans and the environment as reflected in man-made structures. He is known for use of circles, straight lines, and what Phillips calls his own “curvilinear markings” as a form of artistic expression. Phillips’ newer works include photography which seeks to capture the distinctive style and architecture in downtown Montreal or New Orleans, and the gritty crumbling buildings and bridges of American industrial cities.
Before becoming an art professor at Tuskegee University, Phillips held positions as director of the Chastain Arts Center & Gallery in Atlanta, associate professor of art at the Atlanta Metropolitan College, and director of community outreach at SCAD, another art institution. Read more about Phillips at the links below:
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