CONTRIBUTED BY SARA CUSTER
CITY OF AUBURN CULTURAL ARTS ADMINISTRATOR
Thirty-one paintings by artist Alex Bocek are currently featured in the Gallery at the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center. Also on view are a selection of ceramic works by area artists.
Alex Bocek holds degrees in zoology, aquaculture and business. He has spent 10 years as an aquaculturist and 23 years as a computer program/analyst. He has traveled widely and has had no formal art instruction. Bocek’s works present the Japanese art of fish printing (gyotaku) combined with acrylic paint in depicting Australian aboriginal symbols, dots and stories.
This exhibition will be on display until Feb. 18. For more information about the Winter Invitational, please contact the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center at (334) 501-2963 or visit auburnalabama.org/arts.