Leonard R. Craig Gallery at UCCPA Opens Showing by John Silverio on November 16

By Unity College | Nov 07, 2012
John Silverio: "Living Geometry”


Unity, Maine –  Paintings and drawings by John Silverio will be featured at the Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts (UCCPA) from November 16 through January 11.
The opening reception will be held November 16 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  The reception is free and open to the general public.  Light refreshments will be provided.
John Silverio’s recent paintings and drawings are compositions of shapes derived from roof and pyramid forms that provide a vehicle to explore form, shadow and color in a direct way. The work looks at progressions employing the Fibonacci Series and the Golden Mean. The surface texture of the watercolors is often deeply granulated, enriching the luminosity of the color.
Silverio studied architecture at Rhode Island School of Design, participating in the European Honors Program in Rome. He also studied with Louis Kahn at the University of Pennsylvania. He has painted and drawn throughout his life. He recently showed at the Caldbeck Gallery in Rockland and his work has been shown at the University of Maine, the College of the Atlantic, Open-space Gallery, Pine Tree Shop Gallery and Aarhus Gallery. He is also the author of three books on architecture that are available on Amazon.com. For informationvisit www.silveriowritings.com or www.silverioarchitectureanddesign.com.
For more information contact Ben Potter, Professor of Art / Curator of the Leonard R. Craig Gallery at (207) 948-9239, or e-mail bpotter@unity.edu.
Unity College is a small private college in rural Maine that provides dedicated, engaged students with a liberal arts education which emphasizes the environment and natural resources. Unity College graduates are prepared to be environmental stewards, effective leaders, and responsible citizens through active learning experiences within a supportive community.
     In 2011, Unity College was named to the top 30 of the Washington Monthly college rankings, and was one of eighteen U.S. colleges and universities named to The Princeton Review’s 2010 Green Rating Honor Roll. 

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