Monday, February 9, 2009

Shepard Fairey, Obama's poster boy exhibited work @A+D's Richard & Dolly Maass Gallery on Purchase College Campus | by Ebony Brown

In the Spring 2007, Shepard Fairey (Designer of the Official Barack Obama Election and Inargural posters) exhibited work at Purchase College SUNY in the Richard & Dolly Maass Gallery as part of the group show, David Schwarz Project 6: Infobabble. Stephen Powers, Brian Donnelly, Cynthia Connolly and Mike Mills also exhibited work in the exhibtion.

"David Schwarz Project 6:Infobabble, featured creators from the worlds of fine art, graffiti, photography, film and advertising, exploring how contemporary artists find a voice in the melee; be it through subversion, parody, polical action or direct intervention" said Denise Mullen, former Dean of the School of Art+Design. The exhibition was curated by Aaron Rose, Director of Alleged Gallery in NYC and co-curator of the seminal exhibition "Beautiful Losers".

Featuring the work of respected, emerging artist, the Richard & Dolly Maass Gallery is located in the Visual Arts Building, adjacent to the Neuberger Museum of Art. Richard & Dolly Maass Schedule.

Did you see DSP6:Infobbable featuring Shepard Fairey's artwork? Check out this recent article on Shepard Fairey.

(Image Top: DSP6: Infobabble postcard design by Dave Caputo, Graphic Design BFA Alumnus, School of Art+Design.)

(Image Bottom: School of the Arts, Art+Design Event Brochure, Design by Doug Clouse)


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