Renowned sculptor, Robert Maki to speak at gallery exhibit closing

Date posted: May 14, 2014

Robert Maki to address, mingle at free event

The Bellevue College Art Gallery will host renowned sculptor, Robert Maki, Saturday, May 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. for a talk to mark the closing of an exhibit featuring his work in the campus gallery.

The BC gallery exhibit, which opened April 16, features Maki’s work from the conceptual art movement of the 1960s. Maki, a lifelong Washington state resident and abstract sculptor, has been widely honored for the integrity and strength of his work. He has worked on dozens of commissions for publicly sited artwork, and has pieces in many national and international collections. He has served as a Rockefeller Artist-in-Residence at Wake Forest University and the North Carolina School of the Arts and held an Artist Residency at Humboldt State University. In addition to his work, Maki is currently serving as the vice president of Wild Love Preserve, which strives to reintegrate native populations of wild horses to a natural habitat.

Event details:

What: Bellevue College Art Gallery closing of Robert Maki exhibit with address from the artist.

Where: Bellevue College Gallery Space (D building, room 271), 3000 Landerholm Circle SE, Bellevue, WA 98007

Date/time: Saturday, May 24, 1 to 4 p.m.

Admission: The event is free and open to the public.

More information: please contact Gallery Director, Chad White at chad.white@bellevuecollege.edu, or at (425)-564-2668