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Ginny Ruffner: Tour & Reception, Members-Only

September 17, 2021 @ 5:30 pm

The KIA Board of Directors invites you to join them for a reality-bending presentation of Ginny Ruffner’s complex fusion of fine glass blowing, augmented reality, and drawing.
The event is only for members of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. Become a member online. 
5:30 p.m. Reception & Welcome
6 p.m. Galleries Open
Ginny Ruffner: Reforestation of the Imagination is organized by the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Support for this exhibition is provided by Art Bridges. The C.F. Foundation in Atlanta supports the museum’s traveling exhibition program, Treasures to Go.
Image Credit: Ginny Ruffner with Grant Kirkpatrick, Digitalis artherium (Double art flowers), 2017, sculpture (handblown glass with acrylic paint tree rings), island (plywood, low-density foam, fiberglass, epoxy, sand, pebbles, and acrylic paint), and holographic image. Sculpture: 9 x 13 x 11 ½ in. Installation view at MadArt Studio, 2018. Courtesy MadArt. Photo by James Harnois