University to feature guest artist Ryan Jackson

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Waynesburg University will hold a Guest Art Exhibition featuring the work of Ryan Jackson Monday, September 16, through Friday, October 11, in the Benedum Fine Arts Gallery. An opening reception will be held Monday, September 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission is free, and the public is cordially invited to attend.


Jackson, a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, has been showing his artwork in galleries and universities throughout the United States for the past twelve years. His work utilizes found images that are culled from various sources as armatures to explore painting. Jackson's recent series examines perceptions of good and evil in our world and juxtaposes human nature with the principles of God's Word.


His paintings wrestle with major events that have shaped our lives, with the illusion of power and control in a world that is in chaos and quickly passing away. Through his work, Jackson's goal is to scrutinize humanity's natural gravitation toward darkness and death, in contrast with the hope and life found in Christ.


Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, or by appointment.


For more information, call 724-852-3274.


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Contact: Ashley Wise, Communication Specialist
724.852.7675 or awise@waynesburg.edu