Here are some recent pictures of my exhibition Ground Breaking located in the Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery at Christian Brothers University. It will be up until October 24th.
Mon - Thurs: 7:45am - 11Pm
Fri : 7:45am - 4:30PM
Sun: 1 - 11PM #Memphis #ChristianBrothers #BeverlySamRossGallery #artexhibition #installation #contemporaryart #contemporaryartist #rogerallancleaves #UWMadisonalumni #UniversityofMemphisart #theforgetmenots #contemporarypainting #southernartist
If you want to hear the radio interview I did with Malcolm White and Teresa Haygood you can check it out online by following this link: http://www.mpbonline.org/blogs/mississippi-arts-hour/roger-cleaves-aired-on-april-15-2018/ #contemporaryart #artisttalk #radio #interview #rogerallancleaves #rogercleaves #theforgetmenots #dangergods #talk
What rings true? What deserves to be placed on a pedestal for review. Bookie, the main character from my narrative, is exploring these ideas in the current chapter I am writing. I have made a few paintings exploring some of the sculptures in the story. The sculptures are made up partly of scraps that are found in the Land of the Forget Me Nots and from things that Bookie has encountered in other worlds he has explored. Horseshoe elements are plentiful in the Land of the FMN.
I've been keeping pretty busy since my The Forget Me Nots Exhibition. I thought January was going to lead to a different direction, but it has been about me attacking the characters I created called the Danger Gods. I have completely figured out all the aspects of these characters: how they grow, their special powers, where they come from, and how they got to the Land of the Forget Me Nots. I try to write five to seven pages a day in my notebook and everything is still in a r