Ian Pedigo’s “Living Daylights” premieres at the Cress Gallery

Listen to an interview with Pedigo about his work.

UTC Marek Series visiting artist Ian Pedigo has arrived in Chattanooga for “Living Daylights” an exhibition of his work in the UTC Cress Gallery, Feb 8 – Mar 21. All events and the exhibition free and open to all.

Pedigo speaks about his work followed by a public reception Tuesday February 8, 5:30pm, room 356 Fine Arts Center.

Professionalism panel with Pedigo: 11am – 12pm Wednesday February 9, room 356 Fine Arts Center

Process and Materials talk + demonstration: 5pm – 6pm Wednesday February 9, room 356 Fine Arts Center.

Ian Pedigo: Living Daylights

February 8 – March 21, 2011; Cress Gallery hours 9:30am -7:30pm M-F; 1pm – 4pm weekends;

UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine Street, Chattanooga, 37403. Park free after 5pm and on weekends.

For more information about the artist and his work visit www.ianpedigo.com

Join the Cress Gallery of Art on FACEBOOK or visit www.utc.edu/cressgallery

Born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Ian Pedigo left the cold Northwest at a young age to travel and later study sculpture and visual art in Texas, Italy, and Austria.  In Salzburg, Austria, (2001) he participated in a program (Internationale Sommerakademie fur Bildende Kunst) that had a lasting affect on his work where Pedigo studied with installation artists such as the Russian Ilya Kabakov.  Pedigo received his MFA (2002) from the University of Texas at Austin and relocated to New York that year where he continues to live and work.  He has been featured in solo exhibitions in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, and France and has participated in numerous group exhibitions both nationally and abroad.  Pedigo’s work has received reviews in many contemporary art publications including Artforum, Art In America, Art News, Freize, and Art Review; as well as in periodic publications such as The New York Times, Time Out New York, and the New Yorker.   A full color catalog dedicated to his work created over the past four years will be released later this year.

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