Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Gilded Art of Sandra Bowden at the Catholic University of Dayton

OHIO---The University of Dayton's Marian Library will feature an exhibit that uses precious 22-karat gold leaf for art featuring Mary, the mother of Jesus. "Past into Present: Gilded Treasures," will be on display Feb. 9 to April 24 in the Marian Library Gallery, Roesch Library. The exhibit is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and Saturday and Sunday by appointment by calling 937-229-4214. It's free and open to the public. Twenty pieces by Christian artist Sandra Bowden are featured in the exhibit. Using 22-karat gold leaf, Bowden interprets historical, religious works as delicate line drawings, illuminated by gilding. [link]