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Crossing the River:
new work by Eugene Dening

From February 16 - March 9 the Calvin College Art Department presents "Crossing the River," an exhibition of artwork by Eugene Dening, a senior Bachelor of Arts student at Calvin College.

The exhibition is composed of work that is deeply rooted in narrative and imagination. The pieces are created using a variety of methods and materials, including printmaking, watercolor, and pastel.

click to enlarge, crossing the river poster
Click poster image to enlarge.

Opening Reception
Friday, February 16 from 6-9pm

Crossing the River Review
at Calvin News & Media Relations (February 14, 2007)

Eugene writes concerning his work and the process of creating artwork for the exhibition: "I am engaged in a search for social, spiritual, and personal identity. By employing the force of imagination and the spirit of empathy, I am involved in a process of conjuring worlds that I wish to explore."

Click to view entire Artist Statment.

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click to enlarge, installation #1
installation view #1

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installation view #3

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untitled (The Capture) #1

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untitled (I Dreamed of Heaven) #3

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untitled (Hook) #5

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opening #1

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opening #3

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opening #5

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opening #7

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opening #9

click to enlarge, installation #2
installation view #2

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installation view #4

click to enlarge, untitled #2
untitled (The Plan) #2

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untitled (Catching Air) #4

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untitled (My magical conception) #6

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opening #2

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opening #4

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opening #6

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opening #8

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opening #10