Troubling Transgressive Tendencies: Then and Now


The scope of this exhibition functions like a genealogy of the past ten years of David R. Modler’s studio practice.

Modler views his work my as an ever-evolving process; each site responsive installation, painting and journal volume is a spontaneous document of this daily activity.

Reception Friday 27th 5-7

David R. Modler is an maker, scholar and professor originally from Baltimore, Maryland. He earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Education in Art Education from Towson State University and his Master of Fine Arts in painting from James Madison University. Modler is an internationally recognized expert in the field of visual journals, which he utilizes to explore some of the stylistic, conceptual and contextual concerns of his research and studio practices. He facilitates numerous lectures and workshops around the world as well as maintaining a prolific studio practice creating paintings, visual journals and installations. Modler currently works as an Associate Professor of Art in the Department of Contemporary Art and Theater at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.