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CoD student Shannon Ruhl has been honored as a Little/Gaines Artist

March 8, 2011   |   School, Students

The final presentation in the Little/Gaines series, sponsored by University of Kentucky's Lucille C. Little Fine Arts Library and Learning Center and Gaines Center for the Humanities, features UK's own Shannon Ruhl as this month's Little/Gaines Artist and her collaborators and classmates, Benjamin Kolder and Leah Rees. While their work will exhibit through March on the second floor of Little Library, the free public presentation and discussion of the work will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, in the Niles Gallery, in the Little Library.

Shannon Ruhl, Benjamin Kolder and Leah Rees, all second-year UK College of Design students, titled their exhibit "Line as Form" which strives to push the definition of a line to go beyond the seeming limitation of the two-dimensional. Lines are often typified as having only a certain role in visual art, "Line as Form" will illustrate how everyday lines create form throughout our surroundings; from urban and pastoral to digital and natural. The presentation seeks to reflect the constancy of line while transforming it from traditional understanding to more dynamic and reactive.  Read on...