The Delaware Division of the Arts Mezzanine Gallery is pleased to present Midway, an exhibition of paper-based and pop-up sculpture by Robert Kelly. The exhibition will be on view from July 2-31, with an opening reception on July 10, 5-8 p.m. The Gallery, open weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., is located in the Carvel State Office Building, 820 N. French Street, Wilmington. Please note that the Gallery will be closed on July 3 for the holiday.
Wonder Wheel, 2015 paper board, 8″ x 8″ x 18.5″
The title Midway alludes to the space between science and art in which Kelly works as well as the arcade influences from a carnival midway. Kelly is inspired by movement and incorporates elements of amusement, surprise, and entertainment into his work. Robert Kelly resides in Wilmington, Delaware.
The Delaware Division of the Arts, a branch of the Delaware Department of State, is dedicated to cultivating and supporting the arts to enhance the quality of life for all Delawareans. Together with its advisory body, the Delaware State Arts Council, the Division administers grants and programs that support arts programming, educate the public, increase awareness of the arts, and integrate the arts into all facets of Delaware life. For more information about the Delaware Division of the Arts, visit artsdel.org or call 302-577-8278.