Gallery r Goes Solo with Bob Cole Retrospective

Exhibition highlights artist’s work from 1971 to 2010




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Artwork by Bob Cole

Gallery r, Rochester Institute of Technology’s Metro Showcase and Learning Laboratory for the Arts, goes solo this summer with an exhibition highlighting the career of artist Bob Cole, who is an RIT professor in the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. The work on display—which dates from 1971 to 2010—comes from his works displayed at the Memorial Art Gallery, various private collections as well as Cole’s personal collection.

The Bob Cole Retrospective runs through Sept. 18, with a closing reception scheduled from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 10. The event is free and open to the public.

In conjunction with the exhibition, Gallery r is also showcasing RIT alumni artwork by Julianna Furlong Williams, Aspasia Tsoutsoura, Mary Lum and more.

Gallery r, located at 775 Park Ave., is open from 2 to 6 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The gallery is also open the first Friday of the month from 6 to 9 p.m. Admission is free. For information call 585-242-9470.

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Artwork by Bob Cole