Thursday, September 12, 2013

Loop presents David Holt and Lanny Shereck

David Holt                                     Lanny Shereck
Illustrated History                          Studio Visits

September 14th – October 6th, 2013 | Reception: Sunday, September 15th, 2013, 1-4PM
loop Gallery is pleased to announce new exhibitions by loop members David Holt, entitled Illustrated History, and Lanny Shereck, entitled STUDIO VISITS.
Holt’s paintings in his fourth show at loop continue to be inspired by museum displays, historical archives, catalogs, and encyclopedias that invite multiple side by side visual comparisons within groups of art works, artifacts, archeological fragments, nature specimens, and other examples of natural and human history.
Holt has exhibited extensively and has taught for many years in the US, where he chaired the art department at Marymount College (later of Fordham University) in Tarrytown, New York. Since 2005 he has lived and worked in Toronto, teaching art at Upper Canada College.
STUDIO VISITS is an ongoing series of large and small oil paintings representing artists at work in their studios. Engaging a longstanding tradition of painting artists at work, Shereck offers a voyeuristic glimpse of the aesthetic sensibilities of painters, sculptors, and writers as defined by their relationship to a personal creative space.
Shereck is a Toronto-based artist and educator who has exhibited across North America. He has been a member of loop Gallery for 6 years and is represented by The Fran Hill Gallery in Toronto. His work has been placed in public and private collections all over Canada.
Please join the artist in celebrating the opening reception on Sunday, September 15th, 1-4pm. Learn more about Holt’s and Shereck’s work during a Question & Answer Session, Studio Practice and
Teaching Practice, moderated by Vesna Krstich, at loop on Saturday October 5th, at 7pm.

(right) David Holt, Wigs, acrylic on canvas, 2013. (left) Lanny Shereck, Howard in the Studio, oil on canvas, 2013