‘Biomorphic’ exhibit opens March 6

Works by Robert Lachon on view for a limited time

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Guttenberg Arts Gallery is pleased to present Biomorphic, an exhibition of work by artist Robert Lach. On view from March 6th – March 28th, 2021 at the Guttenberg Arts Gallery.

To promote social distancing Guttenberg Arts is now open by appointment only and virtually on their website. Patrons can schedule their visit or view the virtual gallery by going to www.guttenbergarts.org/exhibitions.

Robert Lach’s sculptures are based on the architecture and anatomy of nature. Lach constructs green habitats that reference the design, form and structure patterns found in the natural world. The focus is on the labor of craft by experimenting and manipulating everyday recycled objects into art material. Sculptures are constructed into units or multiples mimicking the biology of living organisms.

Born and raised in Northern New Jersey, Lach is a multidisciplinary artist who graduated from New Jersey City University with a BFA in sculpture. The local landscape inspires and fuels his art practice – from the state’s post-industrial north to the beauty of its southern wildlife areas and beaches. Found objects, recycled materials, and gathered detritus from various environments are muse for sculpture, photography, installation, and public art projects.

Public art projects have included the Atlantic sculpture park in Atlantic City and The Gateway Project in Newark, NJ. The artist has participated in residencies at Guttenberg Arts, Elsewhere in Greenboro, NC, ESKFF at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City, NJ, Solo(s) Project House in Newark, and I-Park in CT.Exhibition: March 6th, 2021 – March 28th, 2021; Opening Saturday March 6th.

Schedule your visit by going to www.guttenbergarts.org/exhibitions. For more information please contact matt@guttenbergarts.org or 201-868-8585.

Guttenberg Art Gallery is free and open to the public by appointment only. Guttenberg Arts programming is made possible by a grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a division of the Department of State, and administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. Degise, Hudson County Executive & the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders.