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Altoona Feral Grounds Exhibit Opening Reception
August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm$10
Join us for an evening event at the opening reception to celebrate the exhibition on August 4th at 6:00 p.m. Evan Lovett will be here to discuss his work. This event is free to attend, however, we suggest a $10 donation at registration to help support this program and other programs offered by SAMA. Registration is encouraged, but not required, to help us better prepare for events.
Feral Grounds features Evan Lovett’s black and white cityscapes and a mural installation in the museum.
Evan Lovett was born blind into a world of nothing but indistinguishable, muted tones and sharp sounds. As a small child his eyes, not knowing their limitations, clumsily scanned the terrain around him, finding only blurred edges and unremarkable colors, a fault that was not his own. As a boy, he struggled to fill in the blanks of the world around him and was forced to do so creatively. When his clinical lack of vision was discovered and corrected, Evan became consumed by his observations and those new details became an artistic obsession.