Gallery Presents VSA On Campus

September 14th, 2001 by Adam

The PSC Gallery and Exhibitions Program presents VSA On Campus, works by Russian artist Victoria Grigorieva and Segun Olorunfemi of Nigeria, September 19 through October 10 at the Silver Cultural Arts Center.

A gallery reception will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on October 3. [ed. note: the reception has been postponed from September 19 because one of the artists is unable to travel to the U.S. at this time].

VSA Arts of New Hampshire (formerly Very Special Arts) and VSA national work to promote the creative power in people with disabilities. Gallery Director Catherine Amidon says, “Art is a mode of communication for Victoria Grigorieva. She has been a dedicated painter while struggling with paralysis that has slowly taken control of her body.”

Segun Olorunfemi is national coordinator for VSA Arts of Nigeria and visited PSC last summer. Amidon says, “Segun is leader of the Cooperative Artist Movement in Nigeria. Through his work he has contributed to the building of a new national visual language and awareness in Nigeria.” Olorunfemi works in lino and wood cut, sand painting and yarn painting.

For information contact Catherine Amidon, director of exhibitions, 603-535-2614, or via e-mail to camidon@mail.plymouth.edu.