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Release Date Jan. 7

DALLAS—The Brookhaven College School of the Arts is pleased to present an exhibition by Colby Parsons Jan. 8-Feb. 11 in the Studio Gallery.

Parsons combines five-channel video projection with 3D, wall-mounted ceramic forms. He explores the interaction of 3D sculpture and texture of ceramic surfaces with everyday objects in digital video form.

Parsons's professional practice includes recent exhibitions at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art in California, the International Ceramic Research Center in Denmark, the University of Pennsylvania Art Museum as well as locations in Dallas such as the Craighead Green Gallery, the Pawn Gallery and 500X Gallery. He also participated in the 2010 Taiwanese Ceramic Biennial with his installation from the Taipei County Yinggee Ceramics Museum.

Parsons received his Bachelor of Philosophy from Miami University in Ohio and his Master of Fine Arts from Southern Illinois University. He is currently an art professor at Texas Woman's University.

A reception will be held for the artist in the Studio Gallery Jan. 30, 6-8 p.m.

The exhibitions are free and open to the public. Brookhaven College is located at 3939 Valley View Lane, between Midway Road and Marsh Lane in Farmers Branch. The Forum Gallery is located in Bldg. F, Room F101, and the Studio Gallery is located in Bldg. D, Room D127. Both galleries are open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., but will be closed March 18-22 for spring break. For more information about the exhibitions, contact David Newman, gallery director, at 972-860-4101 or at dNewman@dcccd.edu.




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