Marietta College’s Gallery 310 offers new exhibition starting on Feb. 16

Touchy eye by Kaveri Raina

Five years after it opened, Marietta College’s Gallery 310 will host the exhibition, “Painterly Intricacies: Selected Artwork from the Dr. Richard Krause Collection and Visiting Painter, Kaveri Raina.”

The exhibition opens with a special reception from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, February 16th, on the third floor of the Hermann Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are from noon-4:00 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, or by appointment at Gallery 310 observes all Marietta College holidays and breaks.

The exhibition and opening are free and open to the public. Included in the exhibition will be selections from the same Krause collection as the inaugural 2013 exhibition.

In addition to the following collection artists: Maqbool Fida Husain, Jamini Roy and most notably, Francis Newton Souza, Gallery 310 has invited contemporary painter, Kaveri Raina to be part of the exhibition. F.N Souza was a founder of the Progressive Artists Group, an influential collective of artists in India. Formed in 1947, as India emerged a free nation gaining independence from British Rule, PAG proudly presented Indian subject matter in new styles that drew on Post-Impressionistic use of color, Cubist forms, and Expressionistic brushwork.

Raina was born and brought up in New Delhi, India. In May 2016, she graduated with her MFA in Painting and Drawing from The School of the Art Institute in
Chicago. She is the recipient of the James Nelson Raymond Fellowship and recently finished Artist in Residencies at Ox Bow in Saugatuck, Michigan, and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Skowhegan, Maine. She is represented by Hammond Harkins Gallery in Columbus.

Gallery 310 at Marietta College aims to present diverse and stimulating exhibitions, which will enrich the artistic culture and education of the campus, community, and region. Gallery 310 supports teaching, learning, and exploration in the liberal arts through rotating exhibitions and related programs. Gallery 310 is a place for intellectual curiosity, shared programming with the greater campus community, and a teaching space for students looking to enhance their experience for future careers in gallery and museum-related fields.