Bristol Community College

Bristol Community College

Bristol Community College Art Gallery presents Material Matters

Material Matters
Works by:

Kat Cope
Henry Daniel Gatlin
Mary Hurwitz
Christian Kozaki

March 8 – April 10

Show Hours
Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday, 1-4 p.m.

About the Show

The artists of Material Matters work with a variety of things – upholstery fabrics, found objects, computer assisted design, recycled household items, and even detritus. And in each instance, the materials help to inform the work and those connections are personal, intuitive, and revealing.

About the Artists

Kat Cope holds an MFA in printmaking from the UMASS Dartmouth and a BFA in fine art from Mount Holyoke College. Recent exhibitions include Palette Pictures, Fall River Historical Society, Fall River, MA; TAIP, Artworks!, New Bedford, MA;  Material Divergence, Cherry and Webb Gallery, Fall River, MA; and Under The Influence: Juried Exhibition, The Footlight Club, Jamaica Plain, MA.

Henry Daniel Gatlin has an MFA in sculpture from UMASS Dartmouth and received a BA in studio art from the University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Arkansas. Recent exhibitions include Umass Dartmouth MFA Thesis Show, Selected Works, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA; 3rd All Media Juried Exhibition, Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery, Fall River, MA; The Figure Interpreted, The Narrows, Fall River, MA. Recent work experience includes, Professor of Record, 3D Concepts, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA; Guest Lecturer, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock Arkansas.

Mary Hurwitz received her BFA in Graphic Design from Syracuse University and has an MA in Art Education from Umass Dartmouth. Currently teaches Visual Art in the Taunton Public School District. Recent exhibitions include Annual Members Show, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA; Biennial Members National Juried Show, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA; 3rd All Media Juried Exhibition, Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery, Bristol Community College, Fall River, MA; and at the Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI.

Christian Kozaki holds a BFA in Design and Illustration from The Fashion Institute of Technology, New York. He recently completed his MFA at Umass Dartmouth. He has designed and illustrated for Fashion Houses such as Givenchy, Madame Grès, and Chloé. He has also designed under his own label and his work has appeared in publications such as Time Magazine. Recent exhibitions include The Bartholomew Gallery, Chatham, MA; The Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM), Provincetown, MA; Lyman Eyer Gallery, Provincetown, MA; ArtWorks!, New Bedford, MA; Judith Klein Gallery, New Bedford, MA; and in auctions for the Human Rights Campaign.

For more information, contact Kathleen Hancock 508.678.2811 ext. 2439.