Presence-Absence Exhibit to Open at PSC Feb. 6

Chicago Heights, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The Prairie State College Foundation is hosting “Presence-Absence,” a two-person show featuring paintings by Sergio Gomez and Mark Zlotkowski, from Feb. 6 through Feb. 29, at the Christopher Art Gallery located on the Chicago Heights campus at 202 S. Halsted Street.

According to the artists, the exhibit is intended to “encourage its audience to a deeper understanding of their own visible and invisible experiences.”

Gomez is the director and co-founder of 33 Collective Gallery in Chicago. In 2009, he founded, a curated online exhibition space for international contemporary art. Gomez also is a graphic designer, illustrator, faculty member at South Suburban College, and an independent curator for the Zhou B. Art Center in Chicago.

Zlotkowski was born and raised on the south side of Chicago. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Northwestern University. He teaches in the Department of Art and Media Design at DePaul University.

An artists’ reception is being held from 4:30 to 7:30, Thursday, Feb. 9.

The Christopher Art Gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. Visits also can be made by appointment. For more information about the exhibit or to make an appointment for a visit, contact the PSC Foundation at (708) 709-3636.

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