LORE, Painting Exhibition Opens at Adrian College

Exhibit in Valade Gallery January 10 – February 6

Valade Gallery at Adrian College announces the opening of LORE, a painting and drawing exhibition. This solo show features the striking work of Kreh Mellick, who illustrates fictions inspired by folklore, nostalgia and a time gone by. During the inaugural Valade Artist Residency, Kreh Mellick will create an onsite mural within Valade Gallery.

The show is on display and open to the public from Tuesday, January 10th through Monday, February 6th. The Valade Artist Residency will take place from Monday, January 23rd through Thursday, January 26th. A reception will be held on Tuesday, January 24th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Kreh Mellick will give an artist talk at 6 pm in Valade Gallery.

Kreh Mellick is an artist living and working in the creative community surrounding Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina. She has participated in artist residencies from Wyoming to Iceland, and has exhibited her work internationally. Kreh received her BFA in illustration from Maine College of Art in Portland, Maine, and was a CORE Fellow at Penland School of Crafts in Penland, North Carolina. Her illustrations have been featured in New American Paintings, The Oxford American, and The New York Times Magazine.

Valade Gallery is located in Shipman Library, on Williams Street on the Adrian College Campus. Free street parking is available. Gallery open hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm, with extended hours on Tuesday until 7 pm.

Contact: Elspeth Schulze, Gallery Director : gallery@adrian.edu