Kevin Harris and Saad Ghosn
June 18th - August 8th
Opening Reception held June 18th, 6-9 PM
Vivid Prints pairs a selection of Kevin Harris’s prints with a selection of Saad Ghosn’s woodcuts in an exhibition that gives us a glimpse into the observations and artistic practices of these two educators and world travelers. Through the bold nature of their work and methodologies— enables us to reflect on their images and scenes, and benefit from their perspectives. Saad’s woodcut prints utilize direct, stark and simplified imagery to convey his message. While Kevin employs a wide range of media and uses both traditional methods and contemporary technology to create his work.
Kevin Harris explores a variety of themes in his work and views printmaking as the foundation of his practice. In the selection of work on view at the Indian Hill Gallery, we can track his footsteps, explored through varied printmaking techniques. Kevin teaches at Sinclair Community College where he has led courses in Drawing, Printmaking, and Digital Media since 2000. His work is included in the collection of the Cincinnati Art Museum and in many corporate and private collections.
Saad Ghosn finds art to be potent and motivating. He believes art can inform and challenge, and lead the viewer into thinking and into action. Saad is a native of Lebanon and has been living in Cincinnati since 1985. A retired medical professional and Professor Emeritus of Medicine at the University of Cincinnati, he is a curator, and the founder of ‘SOS (Save our Souls) ART,’ an organization that promotes the use of art as a vehicle for change, through which he focuses on empowering artists