October 12, 2007

The Intelligent Design Project III
October 12-November 24, 2007
Opening Reception October 12, 6—9 pm

The Intelligent Design Project, a collaborative project initiated by D. Dominick Lombardi and Michael Zansky, is a traveling exhibition (Silvermine Guild Art Galleries, New Canaan, CT; kasia kay art projects, Chicago, IL; Detroit Museum of New Art, Detroit, MI) that employs the concept of intelligent design as its inspiration. The Intelligent Design Project, through its artists, attempts to realign historic and fictional events in an absurd and challenging way.

Artists previously included in the exhibition include: Lucio Pozzi, Kiki Smith, Stig Eklund, Michael Rees, and Joan Wheeler.

Participating artists at the kasia kay art projects gallery exhibition include:
(art)n: Ellen Sandor and other (art)n's collaborating artists; Kristin Anderson, Catherine Forster, Carla Gannis, Joseph Kohnke, D. Dominick Lombardi, David A. Parker, Bradley Rubenstein, Victoria Scott, Brian Yates, Michael Zansky.

  Michael Zansky, Pursuit to Lyon, mixed media, 11.5" x 16", 2006.
Michael Zansky, The Overlord Area, mixed media, 10.5" x 13", 2006.
D. Dominick Lombardi, an installation of "Heads"; black and white India ink drawings and sculptures, 2006-07.
(art)n: Thomas J. McLeish, Ellen Sandor, Fernando Orellana, Nichole Maury, Todd Margolis and Janine Fron, Townhouse Revisited, Interactive Installation (Materials - HP/3M print, Kodalith, Plexiglas), 25 x 40 x 10 inches, 1999.

D. Dominick Lombardi and Michael Zansky initiated this Intelligent Design Project. The limited scheduled sites are Silvermine Guild Arts Center in New Canaan, CT, the Museum of New Art in Pontiac, MI, and Kasia Kay Art Projects in Chicago, IL. IL.

Special thanks to Kasia Kay Art Projects for the loan of works by:

(art)n collaborative, Carla Gannis, and David Parker.