Art Gallery welcomes new artist exhibit in October

A new show is flowing into the Cummings Art Gallery at Mercyhurst University.
The gallery will be hosting the “On the Surface” exhibit by artist Jamie Borowicz, Ph.D., which will open Oct. 5, and be running through Nov. 1.
Jamie Borowicz is in charge of the show.
He has an extensive background in art education, which he started beginning at Mercyhurst University.
He graduated with a bachelor of arts in 1982 from Mercyhurst.
Borowicz moved on to study Renaissance Art at Ohio Western University in 1992.
He then recieved a grant from the National Endowment of the Humanities.
He later studied at the State University of New York, Buffalo and received a Ph.D. in Anthropology from SUNY, Buffalo in 2003.
Borowicz received another grant from the Freeman Foundation, this time, to study Chinese Art and Culture through the University of Pittsburgh.
In his spare time, Borowicz has taught art at Mercyhurst Preparatory school for over 30 years, and has taught as an adjunct professor in Art Appreciation and Mesoamerican Prehistory here at Mercyhurst since 1999.
This is his 20th solo or dual display in the past three decades.
Jamie has worked for many archeological projects in Guatemala and Mexico from 1993-2007 and has had several books and other publications both here in the U.S. and in other countries.
His work in the upcoming exhibition that will be shown in the Cummings Art Gallery and will feature watercolor paintings and mixed media artwork.
The art will focus on the imagery of the natural world from a perspective that is up-close and personal.
There will be a reception with the artist on Thursday, Oct. 8, which is free and open to the public.
The hours for the art gallery for those who want to see this incredible exhibit are Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday s and Sundays from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
If you have any questions, or would like any more information, call (814)824-2092 or email