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Georgia Museum Exhibits Work of Bob Trotman '69

— by on June 8th, 2012

Summer travelers in the vicinity of Augusta, Ga., should enter the Morris Museum of Art into their GPS. In addition to exhibitions of English watercolors and paintings of the American frontier, the museum is currently featuring work by a member of the Washington and Lee Class of 1969: “Office: Sculpture by Bob Trotman.” 

As the Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle described Bob’s work in a notice about the exhibition, “His carved wooden figures, often surprisingly posed, are designed to evoke both humor and anxiety.”

Bob had an exhibition, “Business as Usual,” at W&L’s Staniar Gallery in 2008, and we blogged about his big 2010 exhibition, “Inverted Utopias,” at the North Carolina Museum of Art. On that occasion, the museum displayed Trotman pieces from its own collection, from private collections and from the artist himself.

Bob, who lives and works in Casar, N.C., will be giving a talk at the Morris Museum next Friday, June 15. If your GPS leads you in that direction, check out the museum’s website for more information.