Anomalies exhibition features work by Joan K. Sharma

Joan Sharma's art can be seen in the "Anomalies" exhibition at Spectrum Gallery

The work of Joan K. Sharma, a Fresno State professor of art and design, will be featured April 5 through 29 in the Anomalies exhibition at the Spectrum Art Gallery (608 E Olive Ave.).

Also featured will be the works of artists Jeff Hill, retired Henry Madden Library technician, and Donna Hopson.

The exhibition opens with an ArtHop reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 5, and features Friday Photography Live at 7 p.m. April 20.

The closing reception is from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 29.

Gallery hours are 12:30 to 5 p.m. Thursdays, 12:30 to 8 p.m. Fridays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends. Admission is free. INFO: Joan K. Sharma, professor of art and design, at 559.278.2707.

From Sharma’s artist statement:

“Blue Whirl” is a playful abstract image series in which I use gestural camera movement and slow shutter speeds to create expressive compositions with diaphanous blue color. Planning for the wall installation required reflection and experimentation. The title references a 2016 discovery for a clean burning blue flame.

"Blue Whirl" by Joan K. Sharma

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