'Healing' -- Jason Hoffman art exhibit comes to Lincoln Art
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[September 25, 2012]
An exhibition of sculptures by Jason
Hoffman opens at the Lincoln Art Institute, 112 S. McLean St., on
Saturday and continues until Nov. 2. There will be a public
reception for the artist on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m.
Hoffman's work is related to acceptance and the power of healing. He
takes objects that we see on a regular basis but never contemplate
how they can be viewed out of their normal context.
are used to create open-ended sculptural narratives. The pieces seem
direct, but underneath their skin, they hold infinite
possibilities," Hoffman commented. "The reality and meaning of the
art happens in the moment the viewer gives their own interpretation
of the sculptures from their experiences. The objects and images
alone do not have value. The value comes from the ability to help
heal, which is made possible through the viewer."
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Hoffman is a woods and drafting teacher at Lincoln Community High
School. He earned his bachelor's degree in fine arts from Illinois
State University in 2005. His art was recently on display in New
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