MENU

Artist Jorge García Almodóvar Presents “en bloc”

Exhibition to be held in
the UMKC Gallery of Art

The upcoming exhibit at the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Gallery of Art is Jorge García Almodóvar’s “en bloc.” Almodóvar’s work is driven by his belief in simplicity of expression. He systematically strips away non-essential elements, to emphasize the convergence of composition, form and color.

His current series is inspired by the physical space of the UMKC Gallery of Art. This site-specific installation works with the space, creating a unique setting that challenges the viewer to experience this body of work “en bloc.” The opening reception will be 5-7 p.m., Thursday, March 6. The exhibit will run March 6- April 11.

Almodóvar attended Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, and also studied at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He currently lives in Kansas City, where he received the Charlotte Street Visual Art Award in 2008. His work has been exhibited in various galleries throughout the Kansas City area.

Visit the website at http://info.umkc.edu/art/umkcgallery/contact/ or email umkcgallery@umkc.edu for more info.


  • Recent UMKC News

    Transforming Communities through Education

    Expert promotes critical thinking skills Too many people – especially … Read more

    Our Students. Our Story. #UMKCGoingPlaces

    Li-Hsin Chen Expresses Himself Through Music At UMKC, the students … Read more

    How The Blind Man “Sees” A World’s Fair

    UMKC Sponsors Visiting Lecturer at Nelson Atkins Museum Author and … Read more

    More