‘Army of Fleabag Dreamers’ art exhibit opens March 23 at Rockford College

Online Staff Report

Rockford College will host an exhibition titled “Army of Fleabag Dreamers” March 23-April 20 in the Rockford College Art Gallery at the Clark Arts Center.

An opening reception for the exhibition will be from 5 to 9 p.m., Friday, March 23, in the Clark Arts Center lobby.

A Spring ArtScene special events program in the college’s gallery will also include a printmaking demonstration at 4 p.m., Saturday, April 14, and musical performances by Vic Monsta, Xen and King of the Demons from 7 to 9 p.m., Friday, April 13.

Army of Fleabag Dreamers” features the work of Rockford-based artists that work in the realm of graffiti street-art and combines several working methods including printmaking, drawing and painting. For this exhibit, the artists collaborate to create an on-sight mural in the gallery that comments on visual culture while elevating awareness of social and political issues.

Rockford College Art Gallery hours are 3-6 p.m., Tuesday-Friday, and by appointment. Spring ArtScene Gallery hours are 5-9 p.m., Friday, April 13, and 3-9 p.m., Saturday, April 14.

The exhibition and special events are free and open to the public. Clark Arts Center is accessible. For more information, contact the Rockford College Box Office at (815) 226-4100.

Posted March 22, 2012

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