The Familial Gaze

Anderson, Ind. — The Wilson Gallery will host “The Familial Gaze” on Jan. 24 until April 3. Artist, Tyanna Buie will host a lecture on Jan. 24 from 6-8 p.m. This exhibit of images derived from Buie’s rare family polaroids and elementary school photographs, which she re-creates as large-scale, screen-printed monotypes. These prints allow the artist to re-visit and revive her previous impressions of intimate moments in her life during the late 1960’s through the early 1990’s. The outcome is a celebration of family dynamics through photography and the African American experience. Buie, assistant professor/section chair of printmaking at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan, will speak during the opening reception. 

The Wilson Gallery serves Anderson University and East Central Indiana with monthly exhibitions that feature the work of regionally and nationally recognized artists. Through these exhibitions, the gallery is dedicated to enriching and engaging AU students, as well as promoting the visual arts within the community.

For more information, contact the director of exhibitions programming, Tai Lipan, at (765)641-4320 or by email at talipan@anderson.edu. All events are free, and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., or by appointment. Learn more at anderson.edu/galleries/events.

Anderson University is on a mission to educate students for lives of faith and service, offering more than 60 undergraduate majors, 30 three-year degrees, 20 NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports, alongside adult and graduate programs. The private, liberal arts institution is fully accredited and recognized among top colleges for its business, computer science, cybersecurity, dance, engineering, nursing, and teacher education programs. Anderson University was established in 1917 in Anderson, Indiana, by the Church of God.

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