Mark Rumsey Red Sky Morning

November 4 - December 2, 2010
Artists Talk: November 4, 4-5pm
Reception: Thursday, November 4, 5-7pm

Installing the hanging artwork

Close up of geometric hanging paper objects

Red Sky Morning is an installation of an imagined, micro view of a cloud structure, translated into a macro scale by Mark Rumsey.

Rumsey uses folded velum to construct "droplets" that create layers of cast shadows and transluscent light. The experience of looking at the work in the gallery is akin to staring at the clouds, or watching the wind sweep across a vield of wheat, or laying on the ground and staring up through a canopy of trees.

Hanging diamond shapes in the gallery

Artist in the workshop

Mark Rumsey is a Michigan based installation artist working in prints, paper, cloth, space, and light. His work has been exhibited in Portland, Oregon, Indianapolis, Indiana, Evanston, Illinois, Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Montreal, Quebec. Rumsey has an MFA in Printmaking from Kendall College of Art and Design




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