Tuesday, Sep 22, 2015
The Rider University Art Gallery will present an exhibition titled “In Natural Habitat” featuring the work of Audrey Ushenko from Thursday, Sept. 24, through Sunday, Oct. 25. The exhibit will include an opening reception on Thursday, Sept. 24, from 5 to 7 p.m. and an artist’s talk on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m. Admission is free.
Born in Princeton, N.J., artist Audrey Ushenko is a representational painter whose themes deal with place, time and allegory from direct observation, with subjects featuring still-life, landscape and figure compositions. She is currently a professor in the Art Department of Indiana University-Purdue University in Fort Wayne, Ind., where she teaches figurative drawing, advanced painting and art history. She has had over 22 solo exhibitions and has participated in numerous group exhibitions. She has been awarded a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, A National Academy of Design Award and an Indiana Artist Painting Prize. She exhibits her work on a regular base at Denise Bibro Fine Arts, in New York, and her work is in the collections of Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse University, University of Illinois, Minnesota Museum of Art and The National Academy of Design.
The Rider University Art Gallery is located in the Bart Luedeke Center on Rider University’s campus, 2038 Lawrenceville Road, in Lawrenceville, N.J. It is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.