Lino Azevedo's Lobotomy & WAVA's Creative Explorations

Lino Azevedo’s exhibit, “Lobotomy” is on display in Gallery I starting June 4th , through June 28th. Lino states, “Art can be a powerful communicator, sometimes the message is subtle and sometimes it’s aggressive.” His painting shows his take on social media and the disconnection society has created. “Recently I subscribed to cable television for the first time in my life. After only a couple of months of watching cable news and reality TV shows, I am mortified at our culture’s lack of engagement on substantive matters. In the information age, it deeply saddens me that we do not dive deep into real political and social issues that are facing our society.” Azevedo’s paintings take on social media and the disconnection society has created.

*image used with permission*

*image used with permission*

This exhibit is sponsored by the North Dakota Art Gallery Association with Support from the North Dakota Council on the Arts

This exhibit is sponsored by the North Dakota Art Gallery Association with Support from the North Dakota Council on the Arts

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Williston Area Visual Artists

Williston Area Visual Artists or WAVA, will have their exhibit entitled, “Creative Explorations” on display in Gallery II starting on June 4th through June 28th. The mission of the Williston Area Visual Artists is to provide a nurturing and supportive enviornment in which artists of all levels will feel inspired and encouraged, and thereby further enhance the enthusiasm of the art community. WAVA participates in art shows throughout the community, and they also provide educational opportunities for the community.

An Artist Reception will be held on Friday, June 7th from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at the James Memorial Art Center. Come chat with Lino and artists from WAVA while you enjoy refreshments provided by Williston State College. Free and open to the public.