Mud, Darkness, Wind, Smoke, Fire…Dooley Lawrence

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January 17 – April 8

Mud, Darkness, Wind, Smoke, Fire…Dooley Lawrence

St. Joseph local artist and pioneer, Dooley Lawrence’s exhibition highlights his thirty-five-year career. Includes paintings, pottery, and other media. “My best attempt to turn your eyes and get some wows.” – Dooley Lawrence

St. Joseph native and local artist Dooley Lawrence’s exhibition, Mud, Darkness, Wind, Smoke, Fire…Dooley Lawrence, will be his most ambitious of a thirty-five-year career.  The exhibition will feature ten 6’ x 9’ black-and-white paintings of Eris, the Greek goddess of discord, a long mural comprised of several large stretched canvases painted from the point of view of being present in the middle of a body of water looking toward the shore, a large wooden sculpture was created specifically for the museum’s Esson Gallery, and a display of sculptures, pots, and vessels from his 2019 anagama firing. “The artist hopes to create a space for communal experiences,” said Megan Benitz, interim Executive Director of the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art.


Exhibit runs January 17 – April 8, 2020

Join artist, Dooley Lawrence at the AKMA on Wednesday, March 25th as he will lead an “Artist Talk” through his exhibition at 6 pm.