Rebeca Calderon Pittman | MFA Thesis Exhibition “A Fragmented Abstraction”| 5.16.2014
“A Fragmented Abstraction,” recent work in acrylic and ink by Rebeca Calderón Pittman opens Friday, May 16 at the Fahm Hall Gallery, 1 north Fahm Street. Calderón Pittman explores different facets of mediation through work that combines the mediums of acrylic and digital painting. The constructed pen and ink Recombinant Drawings and vibrant paintings draw inspiration from her native Guatemala. The Opening Reception with the artist is May 16, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. Both the reception and the exhibition are free and open to the public. Fahm Hall Gallery hours are Monday – Friday from 9:00 – 5:00 p.m.
For more information, call 513-600-1621, or visit www.scad.edu/calendar/exhibitions/.
Rebeca Calderón Pittman, M.F.A. painting, Babel 2, detail, acrylic and ink on canvas, 32 x 54 inches, 2014.
Born in Guatemala City, Calderón Pittman studied at Atelier Albers in Paris, apprenticed with artist Galeotti Torres in Guatemala, and received her BFA from Anderson University (Indiana). She has exhibited her work extensively inGuatemala, France, Japan, Chile, Mexico, Nicaragua, and the United States. In 2013, her Recombinant Drawings were shown at the Von Liebig Art Center in Naples, Florida; the Goldstein Gallery in Chatham, New York; NKU in Richmond, Kentucky; and IUPUI, Indianapolis. Upcoming shows include the Elga Wimmer Gallery in New York City, the Oxford Performing Arts Center in Oxford, Alabama, and the Anderson Arts Center in Anderson, Indiana (2015). Calderón Pittman resides in Cincinnati, Ohio.