The Alexey von Schlippe Gallery presents Deeply Rooted: The Tree of Life, an exhibition that engages with the tree of life as archetype and idea, celebrating trees as majestic and magical. The exhibition is part of The Story of the Tree, a program of lectures, performances, and exhibitions presented by the University of Connecticut’s Abrahamic Programs. The exhibition at the Alexey von Schlippe Gallery will open with a reception on March 30 from 5:30-7:30 pm with an artist talk by exhibiting artist Beverly Penn at 6:30 pm. The exhibition will remain on view through April 30.
Deeply Rooted: The Tree of Life features work by Texas sculptor Beverly Penn and New York painter Katie DeGroot. It includes Indian tribal art; watercolors by Abel Rodriguez, an artist of the Columbian indigenous Nonuya community; an etching by Indian artist Gulam Mohammad Sheikh; and works by Connecticut artists including UConn Master of Fine Arts candidates.
The exhibition presents artworks in a variety of media including sculpture, painting, drawing, printmaking, and photo collage. Gallery hours are Thursday-Sunday from 12-4pm.