River City group features Todd Stokes through May

Published May 8, 2014

Special to the Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — River City Art Association and the Vigo County Public Library are highlighting artwork by Todd Stokes throughout May in the library at Seventh and Poplar streets.

"Sunset" by Todd Stokes

“Sunset” by Todd Stokes

Stokes was born in Evansville but grew up in Terre Haute. He is a 1983 honor graduate of Indiana State University’s School of Fine Arts with a bachelor’s degree in fine art photography and a minor emphasis in Plexiglas sculpture.

His early interests in subject matter revolved around architecture with the underlying geometric forms and hard-edged shadows dominating his creative drive, Stokes said. In the evolution of his work, the subject matter shifted from cityscape to landscape — specifically to trees and their relationship to the surrounding world and the human characteristics they seem to possess.

Stokes not only finds an expressive outlet with photography, he also enjoys creating two- and three-dimensional etched glass pieces. Full story

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I love my God, my country, my family, my job, time with friends, sitcoms and photography. I like crowds, walking in falling snow or summer rain, chocolate, wine tastings, weekend campfires, and travel by plane, train, tour bus and automobile.
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