In-between Poetical Absurdities

An Exhibition by Serhat Tanyolaçar
October 18—November 17, 2023

Artist Talk & Opening Reception 5:30–7:30 PM Wednesday, Oct. 18

Artist Talk at 5:30 PM in the Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian Bull Music Center

Opening Reception with light refreshments and wine to follow in the gallery.

STATEMENT FROM THE ARTIST: Serhat Tanyolacar is a Turkish artist, autism father, educator, socio–political activist, and free-expression advocate currently living in Oregon. This exhibition takes us into his journey of being an oppositional artist. As a conscientious objector, he has been self–exiled from his native country since 2015, producing poetically political artworks through print, performance, and multimedia. For over 20 years of his artistic career, he has shown works and intervened in public life both in America and internationally with his provocative and radical art–making process. Tanyolacar is an Assistant Professor of Studio Art at Linfield University.

Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The gallery is located in the James F. Miller Fine Arts Center on the Linfield University campus. To reach the gallery from 99W, turn east on Keck Drive at the McMinnville Market Center (Albertsons) in south McMinnville. Turn right at the first street onto Library Court. The gallery is located in the second building on the left, Building B. Parking is available on the street and in the lot west of Nicholson Library.

This exhibition is sponsored by Department of Art at Linfield University. Follow all the events and activities of the Linfield Gallery and the Department of Art on Instagram.

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