Art Gallery features work of Matthew Burgy
The Centerville Arts Commission is pleased to announce sculptor, painter and art educator Matthew Burgy is the featured artist for March in the Art Gallery at the Centerville Police Department, 155 W. Spring Valley Road. The exhibit may be viewed any time, day or night. The Centerville Arts Commission will host a reception 4 – 7 p.m. Saturday, March 16, in the gallery to introduce the collection to the community.
Burgy works in numerous mediums including drawing and painting and is most known for his kinetic sculpture and jewelry. His works are heavily inspired from studying nature, as well as his fascination of the cosmos. He has been creating, exhibiting, and selling his works in numerous galleries since 2005 and participated in over 65 juried art exhibitions. Burgy is an instructor at the Dayton Art Institute, where he teaches art workshops and leads tours of the museum’s collections. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, majoring in printmaking and sculpture, and a Master of Education degree (majoring in art education) from Wright State University. He was an adjunct professor for the University of Dayton’s art department where he taught education majors the fundamentals of drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture. More information about his work is available at “Matthew R. Burgy Artworks” on Facebook.
Centerville Arts Commission was created by Centerville City Council to involve the citizens of the Centerville area in the visual and performing arts. For more information, call 937- 433-7151.