Kartz Ucci Retrospective to be Exhibited at The Art Gym

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Work by the late Kartz Ucci, a prolific artist specializing in digital, text, sound and installation art, will be on display at Marylhurst University's The Art Gym from October 4 to December 5, 2015.

The Art Gym at Marylhurst University will present a large retrospective exhibition of the work of Kartz Ucci from October 4, 2015 to December 5, 2015. This talented and prolific artist passed away in 2013 at 52 years of age. This exhibition will celebrate her digital, text, sound and installation art. Ucci joined the University of Oregon faculty in 2004 and taught art and digital arts in Eugene and the White Stag campus in Portland. Ucci's work was included in the Portland Biennial in 2010, and exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in California, Oregon, Washington and Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

In conjunction with this exhibition, Kartz Ucci's 256 shades of grey will be installed at The Alexander Gallery at Clackamas Community College's Oregon City campus from November 9, 2015 to December 11, 2015.

Kartz Ucci – An Opera for One

October 4 – December 5, 2015
Gallery hours: Tuesday – Sunday, Noon to 4 p.m.

Sunday, October 4, 4 to 6 p.m.

Saturday, December 5, at 5 p.m.

The Art Gym, B.P. John Administration Building, third floor
Marylhurst University, 17600 Pacific Highway, Marylhurst OR 97036

Free admission; free parking


Class visits and special tours of The Art Gym exhibitions are available for classes and groups with advanced planning. Let us know if you need the gallery opened at other times, we are happy to accommodate your group visit. Please email Blake Shell at bshell(at)marylhurst(dot)edu to make arrangements.

Since 1980, The Art Gym has been recognized as a venue exhibiting some of the most significant and timely art of this region. The mission of the gallery is to increase public understanding of contemporary art of the Pacific Northwest through exhibitions, artists’ projects, publications and public engagement. The Art Gym is a non-collecting, non-commercial gallery that supports artists in creating ambitious and risk-taking projects at various stages in their careers. As an art space working within an academic venue, we are committed to providing artistic and intellectual freedom. The Art Gym catalogues continue to be one of the greatest records of the contemporary art history of the Pacific Northwest, contributing to the discourse on contemporary art and representing the region. We are dedicated to making knowledge accessible and connecting artists and community.

Marylhurst University, a private liberal arts university 10 miles south of Portland, Ore., on Highway 43, is regionally accredited and nationally recognized for innovation and academic excellence in serving adult learners. Founded in 1893, Oregon's oldest Catholic university serves more than 1,200 multigenerational students of all faiths and backgrounds. Marylhurst offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degrees and professional certificate programs on campus and online, all of which integrate the liberal arts with professional studies and prepare graduates to be ethical leaders who think critically and creatively.


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