3:22 p.m., Jan. 25, 2013

'Tasting Boundries' presents art for eyes, mouth

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Lea Zoltowski's interactive art "Tasting Boundaries"

Cassie Kelley, Assistant online editor

They say most people learn best hands-on. Could that apply to other facets of life? Experiencing art for example? Could being hands-on with a piece of artwork help inspire those who feel as if they don’t really understand it.

That is just what the new art show at Laramie County Community College might show.

“Tasting Boundaries” is coming to the Esther and John Clay Fine Arts Gallery in the Fine Arts Building and features the work of Lea Zoltowski Ertz. The show is described as a multimedia social experience. Participants are encouraged to get out of their comfort zones and interact with the artwork and one another. They will also be able to pick up and manipulate artwork as well as possibly win a piece for a souvenir.

Ertz is described as a multimedia sculpture experience artist. Specializing in large sculpture artwork, Ertz has had her artwork featured all over the world from China to England. She has even taught art at Montana State University. Now living in Boulder, Colo., she works as a full-time studio artist.

“It’s exciting work,” Matt West, LCCC art instructor and a part of the committee to bring artist to LCCC, said. “The show will give students the opportunity to see how an artist works.”

Ertz’s artwork is on display through Feb. 22. A reception will be held on Jan. 31 at noon where attendees can meet the artist, see how some of the sculptures are made and even participate.

Admission to the gallery and reception is free.

LCCC event listing

Zoltowski Ertz website