Alan Larkin, who works primarily in oil and pastel but is also known for his etchings and lithographs, will exhibit his work in the Elba L. & Gene Portteus Branigin Atrium, located in the Johnson Center for Fine Arts. He will open the exhibit with a lecture, “Why We Paint: A Search for Meaning in the Visual Arts,” at 7 p.m., on Wednesday, Sept. 15 in the Henderson Conference Room, also located in the Johnson Center for Fine Arts. An opening reception will follow.
Larkin is passionate about drawing from life, having taught observational drawing for many years at Indiana University South Bend, where he also ran the printmaking program. He has won many prizes in regional, national and international competitions for his artwork and has work featured in numerous public and private collections.
The events of the evening are free and open to the public. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all guests must wear a mask covering their nose and mouth when inside the building.
Franklin College faculty, staff and students with a valid college ID card may view the exhibit Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 15 through Oct. 24.
For more information, contact the Franklin College Office of Communications at (317) 738-8185.
POSTED Aug 24, 2021