Real & Imagined Landscapes
Show Dates: August 5 – August 29, 2009
Opening Reception: August 20th, 5-9pm
On Thursday, August 20th from 5:00 – 9:00 PM, Gallery Z will host the opening reception for an exhibition of new artwork by Ewa Romaszewicz and Brian O’Malley titled Real & Imagined Landscapes. This exhibition will be on display at Gallery Z from August 5 – August 29, 2009.
Brian O'Malley has been practicing his art for the better part of 15 years. Brian received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting and drawing from the University of Rhode Island in 1995 and a Master of Fine Arts degree in 1999 from the University of Miami. Brian began teaching at the University of Rhode Island as an adjunct professor in 2001, where he has been ever since. He has shown extensively in the New England area in numerous group shows at the Boston Center for the Arts, University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College, the Space at Alice, and Gallery Z. Brian maintains a home and studio just outside of Providence, in Greenville, Rhode Island and continues to pursue narrative style paintings fusing landscape and figure.
Born in Bialystok, Poland in 1977, Ewa Romaszewicz has lived in the United States since the age of six. She concentrated in two areas while studying at Brown University, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Art and a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry. She went on to earn her Master of Fine Arts in painting at Indiana University where she taught Color Theory and Design as well as a chemistry laboratory course. She has received several academic awards, most notably a Fulbright grant, which enabled her to pursue her painting in Switzerland. She has exhibited nationally and internationally. Her most recent shows have been in Switzerland, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.