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New Art Display Coming Soon!

by Mackenzie Pollock on 2019-12-05T16:00:00-08:00 | Comments

"The Great I Am" Unveiling and Reception

The Multicultural Arts & Events Program will unveil the commissioned artwork by Gerald Roulette entitled “The Great I Am”. This artwork will be a part of the MCAE's permanent collection on the second floor of Concordia’s FWJ Sylwester Library. Join us for an unveiling of this newest addition to our collection and for a reception to follow. This event is free and open to the public.

About the artist:

Gerald Roulette is a native of Missouri where he went to Truman State University and earned his BFA. He has been involved with art since kindergarten and was accepted into an art school in Arizona at twelve years of age. He studied classical art in Strasbourg, Austria under the tutelage of Dr. William Unger and Oscar Kokoshka. Gerald has earned many awards for his artwork and has lectured at universities, colleges, and high schools across the country. He was a high school 2-D art educator and football/ track coach for 17 years. Gerald also played football in the NFL for two injury filled years. He has exhibited across the United States and in Europe. He had his own art business but gave it up to teach in Texas. He previously lived in the Dallas area for years and moved to Portland, Oregon almost two years ago from Tyler, Texas.



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