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Artist Xuan Liu’s Works on Display as Syracuse University Libraries Debuts New Biblio Gallery Exhibition
Artist Xuan Liu’s works on printmaking, watercolor, digital painting and mixed media are on display through Feb. 25 as part of Syracuse University Libraries’ new Biblio Gallery exhibition, on the fourth floor of Bird Library.
“My work shows a mysterious, quiet atmosphere. I secretly pass by these insects, flowers and trees, observing the lonely and beautiful beings, while speculating on their lives. I appreciate their brief encounters with me. They are like a sedative, making me stop and breathe,” says Xuan Liu, a third-year master of fine arts in illustration student in the College of Visual and Performing Arts.
It is almost as if time has frozen, making me feel the rhythm of life and the environment. I follow these plants, insects, and cells to feel the cycle of life, the impermanence and eternity of life — Xuan Liu.
For more information about the Biblio Gallery, contact S. Ann Skiold, M.F.A., MLIS, librarian for decorative and applied arts, design, art history, film, photography, and Spanish and Italian at Syracuse University Libraries, or apply to submit an exhibition via the Biblio Gallery website.