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James Montford: Racial Identity, Class Struggle and Transculturalism
February 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 7, 2018
James Montford’s work explores racial identity, class struggle and transculturalism informed by an aesthetic, formalist and educational perspective. His work has a multi-layered approach that seeks to encourage a transformative process for the viewer and recognizes the realities of global oppression and its implications.
James Montford is a Boston-based artist whose work has been exhibited in solo and group show in galleries throughout the United States. The Boston Center for the Arts presented a mid-career retrospective of his work, “Persuasions” in 2015. He has taught classes at Rhode Island College, RISD, the University of Rhode Island and the Community College of Rhode Island, as well as schools in Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Exhibition is on view at the Winfisky Gallery at Salem State University, 352 Lafayette Street. The gallery is open Monday-Friday, 10:00 am-4:00 pm.
Exhibition: February 7 – March 7, 2018
Gallery talk: February 14, 12:30 pm
Reception: February 14, 2-4 pm
Performance of “This is Not My Color”, February 21, 2 pm (Martin Luther King, Jr. Room, Ellison Campus Center)