Pieces of Napoleon Blownapart

February 8, 2016 - February 19, 2016
Mānoa Campus, Art Building, Commons Gallery Add to Calendar

Jan Dickey presents "Pieces of Napoleon Blownapart," a room-sized flash fiction story about a doomed collection of material objects once possessed by the legendary Napoleon Blownapart. Conglomerates of polymers, minerals, fibers, and other substances from the Capitalocene era will be held on display for two weeks in the Commons Gallery with accompanying wall text.

Dickey received his BFA from the University of Delaware and currently is an MFA candidate at the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa. He also completed a year of training in traditional draftsmanship at the Academy of Classical Design (Southern Pines, NC). Dickey has had solo exhibitions at the Louise Jones Brown Gallery (Duke University) and the sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Chapel Hill. He has exhibited in New York, Delaware, North Carolina,and Hawaiʻi and was a recipient of the North Carolina Regional Artist Project Grant.

Image: (detail)

Courtesy of the artist.

Ticket Information
Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00 - 4:00; Sunday 12:00 - 4:00. Closed Saturdays & Presidents Day, Feb. 15. Admission is free. Donations are appreciated. Parking fees may apply.

Event Sponsor
Art + Art History, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Sharon Tasaka, 956-8364, gallery@hawaii.edu, http://www.hawaii.edu/art/exhibitions+events/exhibitions/?p=1814

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