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Ridley Gallery Presents Ruffle and Fuss

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Works by Julie Hughes. Exhibition Begins March 18, 2014

Julie Hughes, graphite and collage on paper, 22 x 30, 2014The Sierra College Ridley Gallery presents Ruffle and Fuss, an exhibition of work by Julie Hughes. Through a delicate meticulous handling of materials and subtle color palette, Hughes lures the viewer in only to discover something more perversely pretty, simultaneously inducing both "child-like wonder and grown-up anxiety" through imagery alluding to uncontrollable forces of nature, swarms, and allegorical plagues. This exhibition includes paintings, drawings and collage, and a large-scale installation.

A Los Angeles native, Julie Hughes received her MFA from California State University Northridge in 2004, with an emphasis in painting and drawing. She has exhibited her work across the country, including a 2011 public installation in the Los Angeles International Airport. She is a full-time lecturer in painting and drawing at Santa Clara University. Hughes currently lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Ruffle and Fuss runs March 18 - April 10, 2014. A reception will be held on Wednesday, March 26 from 5-7pm. Ridley Galley is located on the first floor of the Library/LR 102, on the Rocklin campus, located at 5000 Rocklin Rd, Rocklin. Regular hours for Ridley Gallery are 11am -6:00 pm Monday through Thursday. Admission to Ridley Gallery is free and open to the public.

There is a $3 parking fee. Parking permits are available at machines located in the campus parking lot.

For more information, call: (916) 660.7242

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