When Ohio Wesleyan University’s Richard M. Ross Art Museum opens Nov. 9, it will be filled with a “Dreamscape” of 100 paperclay boats suspended in tree branches and hanging from the ceiling of its main gallery.
Students of the Civil War almost unanimously view Union Army Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman’s 1864 “March to the Sea” from Atlanta to Savannah, Georgia, solely in terms of its destruction of Southern property. But this was only a secondary aspect of the operation, says military historian Mark Grimsley.
Pamela Becker observes the natural world around her, distills it to its essence, and rebuilds it using colors, shapes, and textures that imbue it with fresh intensity and energy. Clark Winter searches for wonder in everything he sees, and uses his camera to capture glimpses of a world that provides “amazement even in the simplest moments” for those who truly look.