at Rogers Free Library
On View August 8 through September 26, 2023
The Bristol Art Museum and Rogers Free Library invite you to view a community exhibit of artwork that expresses a point of view, shares emotions or feelings, or exposes public or private experiences.
Juror Mark Wholey
“I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way –
things I had no words for.”
“I never paint dreams or nightmare; I paint my own reality.”
“If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint."
Art is love made visible. - Mark Wholey
Mark Wholey graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute and studied design at Butera School of Art in Boston. Wholey works in painting and sculpture. He has exhibited in California, Florida, Rhode Island, Florence and Padova, Italy and was awarded a First Place prize from Providence Art Club, Color exhibition 2015. Wholey was granted a Sobel Memorial Scholarship and Jeffries Prize for drawing. Collections include prints at Rutgers University, public sculpture in Providence, RI, N. Lauderdale, FL, Montone, Italy and private collections.
Art, by its very nature is a form of visual communication. - Mark Wholey