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Two exhibits opening tonight at KSC

‘Daytime Television’ and ‘Imagined Space’ exhibitions on display at Carroll House

Two exhibitions, one entitled “Daytime Television” by Snowmass, Colo., artist John Lloyd, and one entitled “Imagined Space” by Whitingham, Vt., artist Aysha Peltz, will open tonight at the Carroll House Galleries at Keene State College.

There will be an opening reception on tonight from 4 to 6 p.m.

John Lloyd will be on site at the gallery to install his sculptural wood and metal works. His artwork deals with the basic physical elements of art including line and implied volume. Lloyd earned a Bachelor of Arts in studio art from The University of Oregon in Eugene and a Master of Fine Arts in sculpture from Alfred (N.Y.) University in Alfred. Lloyd is the sculpture coordinator at Anderson Ranch in Snowmass. He has poured iron and worked at the Kolher Arts/Industry Program in Sheboygen, Wisc., and done residencies both nationally and internationally including Vienna, Austria and Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Aysha Peltz also will be on site at the gallery to install her ceramic pieces. Peltz’s thrown porcelain pieces use function as a basis to investigate landscape and beauty. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in ceramics from Alfred University and a Master of Fine Arts in ceramics from Alfred University. Peltz teaches ceramics at Bennington (Vt.) College in Bennington. She has taught at many schools and craft centers including The Kansas City Art Institute, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts and Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Her recent exhibitions include The Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, W.V., and the Artisan Gallery, Northhampton, Mass.

The exhibit runs through March but is closed March 15-23. Hours are Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.

All events are free to attend, and open to the public.

For directions, visit www.keene.edu/aboutksc/campusmap.cfm.

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