Ringling College Willis Smith Gallery Presents Photography & Film Constructs On View from March 5 - April 2, 2016

SARASOTA, Fla., Feb. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ringling College of Art and Design's Willis Smith Gallery is pleased to present Photography & Film Constructs, opening March 4 from 4:30-7:00 pm during the campus-wide ArtWalk. The exhibition features artists whose concepts are manifest in photography and film-based media.

According to Mark Ormond, Curator of the exhibition, "Each artist in this exhibition approaches creating a single image or composite film or video in a different way. The artist may construct a fiction involving a person, objects in a setting, a location and/or narrative, in each case challenged to address purely formal issues as well, while creating an invented image."

Artists in the exhibition include Morton Bartlett, Julie Blackmon, Gregory Crewdson, Stan Douglas, Adam Fuss, Generic Arts Solutions, Mishka Henner, Elizabeth King, Adam Magyar, Yasumasa Morimura, Vik Muniz, Doug and Mike Starn, Bing Wright and Ji Zhou.

Opening Reception: Friday, March 4, 4:30–7pm, Willis Smith Gallery
Curator Tours: March 14, 11:30am and Wednesday March 30, 11:30 AM

This exhibition is sponsored in part by Sarasota County Tourist Development Tax Revenues and WSMR 89.1.
Hours: Monday–Saturday 10am – 4pm, Tuesday 10am – 7pm
Location: Willis Smith Gallery, Academic Center, 2363 Old Bradenton Road

Image: Mike and Doug Starn, BB10-19-09-90642, 2009-12, K3 inkjet print on gelatin hand-coated Zerkal paper, 42 x 42 inches
Courtesy of Mike and Doug Starn, Beacon, NY

For more information:
galleries@ringling.edu or 941.359.7563

The Willis Smith Construction Gallery is located in the Academic Center on the Ringling College Campus and hosts rotating exhibitions by internationally acclaimed artists in addition to showcasing work by our talented faculty, staff, community education instructors and students.

A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=39140

CONTACT: Rich Schineller rschinel@ringling.edu 941.780.8100 Tim Jaeger tjaeger@ringling.edu 941.359.7563

Source:Ringling College of Art and Design