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Bird Library hosts drawings by Dana Brabant in its Biblio Gallery

May 04, 2010

Pamela Whiteley McLaughlin
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Drawings by artist Dana Brabant are now installed in the Biblio Gallery, located on the fourth floor of E.S. Bird Library. Brabant is a master in art education student at Syracuse University.

In her artist statement about the exhibition, Brabant writes: “This series of drawings began at the onset of the spring semester [2010] as I explored the depth of my relationship with my first-born child. The newness of motherhood and the moments with him that had come to define my days are captured in the earlier works. As the series began to flourish, the image of mother and child evolved into a metaphor for the relationship between the creator and created. Viewers may perceive that as the relationship between God and humankind or artist and artwork. In this relationship, there are moments of love and attachment and moments of letting go. Tensions of energies between two individuals who are deeply connected and yet physically separate are explored through some of the works.” 

The Biblio Gallery hours coincide with those of the fourth floor; for library hours, see library.syr.edu/hours/. The display will be in place through the month of May. 

For more information about exhibiting in the Biblio Gallery, contact Ann Skiold at saskiold@syr.edu or see http://library.syr.edu/services/space/exhibits_policy/.

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