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MCC Fine Arts Gallery to Feature Patricia Constantine

11/07/2017

Patricia Constantine
Patricia Constantine

The Mott Community College Fine Arts Gallery in the Visual Arts and Design Center will present an exhibition of drawn and painted works by Patricia Constantine, Professor of Illustration, Kendall College of Art and Design. Her work will be in the gallery from today, Monday, Nov. 6 through Nov. 21.

In addition, Constantine will give a public presentation about her work on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 1 p.m., Visual Arts and Design Center, room 129. The public is invited.

Patricia Constantine is currently Professor of Illustration, Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, Michigan. She received a BFA from Kendall College of Art and Design and a MFA from the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. Her many exhibitions include Muskegon Community College, Greenleaf Gallery, Chicago, Lansing Art Gallery, Clemens Fine Art Gallery, West Kentucky College, Paduka, Kentucky and several submissions to Artprize, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Artist Statement
“A native Floridian, I grew up in the 50’s in St. Petersberg, Florida very close to Sarasota, the winter home of the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus. The world of carnivals and freak shows played a huge role in my childhood and my memories. I revisit those memories using a feminist lens. I use the freak show as a signifier for the abject body and a way of examining otherness. My work presents an edgy and disturbing world of gaffs, fakes and unique people.”

The Fine Arts Gallery is located in the Visual Arts and Design Center on the Mott Community College main campus in Flint. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Free and open to the public. For more information, call the Art and Design office at 810-762-0443.

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