The Cat, the Dish & the Spoon: New work by Randy Bolton, Michael Krueger, and Tom Reed

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  • Ongoing: until Sunday, September 23, 2012
  • Sunday: 12:00pm
  • Wednesday: 12:00pm
  • Thursday: 12:00pm
  • Friday: 12:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am
  • Where: Wonder Fair: Art Gallery, Shoppe and Studio, Lawrence
  • Cost: Free
  • Age limit: All ages

On view: August 31 - September 23, 2012

It’s disenchanted story time at Wonder Fair this September, when long-time friends Randy Bolton, Michael Krueger and Tom Reed take over to push the physical boundaries of prints and multiples into the 3rd dimension. Sculptural installations and large-scale prints will transform the gallery into a 21st-century nursery rhyme set—where childhood innocence is subtly undermined by sly modern disillusionment. "It's not so much about childhood lessons," quips Krueger, "but about the times when you must painfully examine your [present] morals." Nostalgic and satirical, witty and worrying, always whimsical: in short, fun for all ages!

About the artists: Randy Bolton is Head of the Print Media Department and Artist in Residence at Cranbrook Academy of Art (Michigan). His work has been widely exhibited in one-person, invitational and juried shows since 1982. Michael Krueger is an Associate Professor of Art at the University of Kansas where he has received numerous grants and awards. His work is included in over 30 public collections in the U.S. and abroad. Tom Reed is a Senior Lecturer at Washington University (St. Louis) where he is also the master printer at the University’s Island Press.

This event was posted Aug. 27, 2012 and last updated Sept. 16, 2014

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