New exhibits on display at BBAC

Works by an established sculptor and by recent graduates of Lawrence Technological University are featured in five new exhibits at the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center.

Ceramic artist Russ Orlando received his BFA at Wayne State University, and his MFA at the Cranbrook Academy of Art. He actively participates in local and national juried exhibitions. Discussing his art, Orlando said: “Through working in organic materials like encaustics, beeswax, raw wool, and resin, I’ve become fascinated by what can be captured in the medium – how something physical can be culled from the intangible, or conversely, how the tangible leaves behind a remnant of having been there at all.”

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