Flood Fine Art Center is a non-profit contemporary art institution dedicated to advancing the careers of emerging and mid career artists, as well as educating the public and furthering the understanding of contemporary art and its importance within the community and beyond. We aim to provide a stimulating environment for artists so that they will successively enlighten, challenge, inspire, and elevate awareness for the necessity of art in contemporary culture.
Flood Fine Art Center seeks to be a vital cultural resource for Asheville through providing funding and space for innovative local and national artists as well as curators who stretch boundaries in all media. Through our extensive exhibition schedule, residency program, educational activities, presentations and publications we aim to serve a diverse audience that will in turn enhance quality of life and provide opportunities and experiences that would otherwise be unavailable.
August 5, 2006 Hague Williams
Hague Williams "Amalgamated Monogram #6" 2005
Please join us Saturday, August 5th for an evening of video and installation by Chicago based artist Hague Williams.
Hague Williams lives and works in Chicago as an artist and educator. He
completed his BA in Art and a second BA in Multimedia Arts and Sciences in 2001 at the University of North Carolina-Asheville. He received his MFA in Printmedia from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago where he was awarded the prestigious Graduate Fellowship in 2003.
Transformation and the catalysts that precipitate change over time are primary sources of motivation for his work. The organizing principles for his process are mechanisms of visual persuasion, such as flags, logos, and emblems: referencing anthems, ritual, and other social-bonding experiences as seen through individual histories. He has exhibited throughout Europe and the United States, including: Academy of Fine Arts - Prague, The National Art Academy and Lessedra Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria, Jean Albano Gallery and The Stray Show in Chicago, Walled City, Los Angeles and he has performed at Weil Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York. He currently serves as faculty and Assistant Director of the Prague Studio Program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Opening Saturday, August 5, 2006 from 7 PM - 10 PM
Exhibit open August 5 - September, 2006.
For more information call 828-255-0066.