Dayton, Ohio (WDTN) - A very different form of "painting" will be displayed in The Dayton Art Institute's special exhibition galleries, the "lightpaintings" of artist Stephen Knapp.
Stephen Knapp: Lightpaintings is non view October 6 – January 6, 2013, extends the traditions of pop art and abstract painting.
The artworks are created entirely with light and glass.
Knapp's lightpaintings are the intersection of sculpture, painting and technology.
The resulting objects are intangible, multi-dimensional compositions of pure luminosity.
Knapp has been creating installation art and exploring the possibilities of light for more than 30 years, and his work can be found in museum, public, corporate and private collections.
Knapp developed his lightpainting techniques in the late '90s and perfected his craft by 2002.
Over the next several years, Knapp continued to develop this signature form, with his work being featured in numerous shows and exhibitions.
The Dayton Art Institute will display 13 of Knapp's lightpaintings in its special exhibition galleries.
For more about the exhibition and related programs, click HERE or call the museum at 937-223-5277.
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