Department of Art

Blooming by Susan Mahan, Ian Ross and Frank Satogata

Xavier University and the Department of Art are pleased to present an exhibition by three artists – Susan Mahan, Ian Ross and Frank Satogata, on view September 28-October 27, 2017.

Blooming is a collaborative exhibition of art showcasing the floral work of Frank Satogata, Ian Ross and Susan Mahan. Satogata is a painter who specializes in subjects of natural origin, typically landscapes and florals. Ross is a photographer of floral still life. Mahan merges the two, creating mixed media paintings that contain embed floral photos, typically garden scenes and floral still life.

All three artists are known for their bold use of luminescent color. Strong compositions show influence of the graphic design industry. Subjects range from still life to garden landscapes and subject matter ranges from very abstract to highly detailed.

Please join us for the artists’ reception on Thursday, September 28, 5:00-7:00 to meet the artists, enjoy the art and complimentary refreshments.