Local Artist on Display at BGSU Firelands Little Gallery

Huron, Ohio – “Re-collections,” an exhibit by Huron-based artist Sherry Bradshaw, is currently on display at Bowling Green State University Firelands College’s The Little Gallery and is open for viewing by the public.

Bradshaw’s exhibit is a unique collection consisting of items which have washed up along the Lake Erie shoreline and are subsequently transformed by her into something creatively different.

“My motive is to create juxtapositions that blur the distinctions between the real and artificial, between science and mythology, and to kindle a sense of wonder and mystery for the viewer:  Are they fossilized prehistoric bones?  Are they petrified toads?  Are they insects or bones from some exotic species?  Are they real?,” said Bradshaw of her finished works of art.

Bradshaw is interested in the paradox between current scientific trends that focus on recreating long extinct species, compared to the lack of consideration given to allocating necessary resources to prevent the destruction from happening in the first place.

A graduate of Baldwin-Wallace University, Berea, Ohio, Bradshaw has exhibited her works throughout Ohio and Missouri.

The “Re-collections” exhibit is on display from November 26 through December 14 and from January 7 through February 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday at The Little Gallery in the North Building of BGSU Firelands, One University Drive, Huron.

For additional information on the exhibit, or educational opportunities, contact Professor of Art and Director of The Little Gallery David Sapp at 419.372.0866.