Monday, January 4, 2016

UNO-St. Claude Hosts Exhibit by UNO Alumnus Dan Tague Jan. 9 to Feb. 7

sedatemanDetail of untitled work, “Sedate Maneuvers” by Dan Tague. Tague’s work will be on display at UNO-St. Claude Gallery beginning Jan. 9.

Dan Tague, an artist whose work includes sculpture, video, performance, photography and more, presents his “Sedate Maneuvers” exhibition at the UNO-St. Claude Gallery beginning Jan. 9 and running through Feb. 7.

Tague, a University of New Orleans Master of Fine Arts alumnus, gained national and international attention following Hurricane Katrina when he began photographing dollar bills folded in ways that made political and social statements.

The works included in his newest “Sedate Maneuvers” show are those that Tague says he created over the last three years as he mulled over the artwork he lost when his home and studio were consumed by the flood waters that resulted from levee breaches following Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

“The new work was necessary to create a more fluid experience of my journey to the here and now,” Tague says.

UNO-St. Claude gallery, located at 2429 St. Claude Ave., will hold an opening reception on Saturday, Jan. 9, from 6-9 p.m. Regular gallery hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Please direct any inquiries to Kathy Rodriguez at klrodri2@uno.edu or call the gallery during operating hours at (504) 948-6939.