Art of Sandy Plunkett
Graphic courtesy of: Kennedy Museum of Art
Jan 3, 2013
From staff reports
Kennedy Museum of Art will host "Fantastic! The Comic Art of Sandy Plunkett," Jan. 25 through June 2.
The exhibit of local artist Sandy Plunkett's comic art will feature about 50 works that exhibit his progression from his early days in the industry to his recent independent and commercial works.
Guest Curator Dave Filipi, director of film/video at the Wexner Center for the Arts, will discuss his deep appreciation for comic book art and his efforts to best showcase the romantic and fluid style of Sandy Plunkett's work during the Guest Curator Walk & Talk from 5 to 6 p.m., Friday, Jan. 25.
The museum will host a free reception directly following the Walk & Talk, 6 to 8 p.m. on the first floor of Kennedy Museum of Art. The exhibit will be open for viewing during this time and a catalog in conjunction with the exhibition will also be available for purchase.
Other events in conjunction with the exhibition include:
Kennedy Museum of Art, which is free and open to the public, is located on the Ohio University Athens Campus. Gallery hours are Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Museum is closed on University holidays.
For more information, call 740-593-1304 or go to http://www.ohio.edu/museum.
The Ohio Arts Council helps fund Kennedy Museum of Art with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.