Art, music exhibitions to be held at college

Back Porch Alibi

MARIETTA — The Marietta College Art Department will present an evening of art and music with two exhibitions and a live performance by Back Porch Alibi from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 14.

On display in Gallery 310 through Sept. 22 is “Velvet Forms: Figure Drawings by Laida Carro.”

Cuban American artist Laida Carro’s describes her work as figure drawings and portraits of family, friends and of professional models drawn in 30-minute to two-hour sittings “using sanguine pastel pencil and span from 2016 to the present.”

Also on exhibit in the Atrium Gallery through Nov. 1 is “Natural Images/ Unnatural Methods: Paintings by Noah Baumgartel.” Baumgartel’s work is monochromatic enamel paintings on wood panels and ink drawings of natural imagery and spaces.

He describes his work as “directly inspired by my experimentation and alteration of photos and sketches I make when I travel.”

A reception for both exhibitions with live music will be held on 5-7 p.m. Sept. 14.

Back Porch Alibi, an acoustic Americana folk band. has played at pubs and open-air festivals across the northwest.

Gallery 310 and Atrium Gallery are located on the third floor of Hermann Fine Art Center on the campus of Marietta College.

Gallery 310 is open noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and Saturday. Atrium Gallery is open from 8-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Both are open by appointment and both observe all Marietta College holidays and breaks. All exhibitions and receptions are free and open to the public.