Muente is a professor of artwork at Northern Kentucky University. Enlightening and reminding viewers of their possess humanity, his paintings portray facets of the human affliction this sort of as reduction, question, knowledge, and religion.

“I test to make narrative paintings that resonate with the viewer’s creativity. The perform typically asks additional thoughts than responses, that’s the critical to suspense,” mentioned Muente.

Other operates highlighted at the MAC this spring

On show by means of May possibly

An additional exhibition at the moment on exhibit at the MAC as a result of May well 27 is Ohio Watercolor Modern society artist, Shirlee Bauer’s gathered will work of watercolor paintings, which are highlighted in the MAC Foyer Gallery

On Could 3 by means of Might 13, the Miami University Regionals: Scholar Art Exhibition 2021, will be introduced in MAC’s Main Exhibition Corridor. The collective exhibition will emphasize student artists and designers representing the Miami College Regional Humanities and Arts Section and will attribute a selection of mediums instructed at the regional campuses which include drawing, digital drawing, painting, digital painting, photography, styles, printmaking, and illustration.

Reveals are available for viewing all through MAC’s standard operating hrs, which are Mondays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Masks are required to enter the facility and rigid sanitation and social distancing rules will be observed. The MAC exhibition period is supported by the Miriam G. Knoll Foundation. For much more data, go to www.middletownartscenter.com.

“Out of the Darkness” at Pyramid Hill

On display by means of May perhaps 23

Artists in this group exhibition will showcase works that react to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Art can acknowledge and express thoughts, which text are not able to convey, so this exhibition aims to shed light on how artists are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath,” reported Gabi Roach, art, and programming manager at Pyramid Hill.

“Out of the Darkness” will be on exhibit in the massive gallery at Pyramid Hill’s Historical Sculpture Museum. Will work in the exhibition span from painting and drawing to sculpture, photography, web-site-based installations and further than. All of the art on display screen responds to the COVID-19 pandemic. The exhibition involves function from neighborhood, regional, and countrywide artists.

“I believe the topic is definitely an chance for folks to openly have interaction with how they’ve knowledgeable the pandemic. From a viewing standpoint, what we hope to execute is just a superior knowing of how this pandemic has impacted people today on an personal degree, and then that’s naturally interpreted by artists,” Roach explained.

As portion of the “Out of the Darkness” exhibition, Pyramid Hill also has a Mask Installation on screen in its smaller gallery house. The display is comprised of sanitized masks.

There will be a general public reception for “Out of the Darkness,” which will be held on Art and Earth Working day on April 24 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The reception is no cost to show up at and open to all.

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum is positioned at 1763 Hamilton-Cleves Highway in Hamilton. Basic admission to the park is $8 for older people and $3 for youngsters.

Miami Artwork Museum features advance registrations with timed tickets this spring

On show by June 11

Miami College Art Museum and Sculpture Park will attribute 3 new exhibitions this spring, which include “Sacred Music: Antiphonals and Illuminations,” which capabilities 16 performs of manuscripts and music in the Douglass Gallery. The exhibitions will remain on display via June 11.

Other exhibits on display this spring incorporate “Miserere: Rouault’s Plea for Mercy” with 20 functions, illustrating the character of the war, and “Confronting Greatness: A Celebration of Ladies Artists.” “Confronting Greatness” celebrates the 50th anniversary of Linda Nochlin’s1971 essay, “Why Have There Been No Good Females Artists?” The essay will be prominently highlighted inside the exhibition.

The gallery is open up with progress registration. Hrs are Monday as a result of Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Gallery viewing is obtainable by registering for a cost-free-timed ticket. Each exhibition also has a virtual or on the net screen, which is obtainable for viewing. For much more info, call (513) 529-2232 or check out www.MiamiOH.edu/ArtMuseum. Miami College Artwork Museum and Sculpture Park is found at 801 S. Patterson Avenue in Oxford.