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Diverse Artistic Universe of George H. Rothacker
Friday, October 9, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Community Arts Center presents a reception for a special exhibition showcasing the work of George Rothacker.
Pre-registration into a specific 25 minute time slot is required for entrance. To register for the in person reception with curator Kirsten Jensen and exhibition organizer Dale Roberts go here:
The exhibition, entitled The Diverse Artistic Universe of George Rothacker, is a collaborative exhibition presented in partnership with Main Line Art Center. Additional work is on view at their location.
The portion on view at the Community Arts Center includes pen and ink drawings and other early works as well as pieces from George’s Rock Legends series, including his creative remake of the cover of the Beatles album Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band at 5 feet square.
For more information about Roger and his work visit his website.
Since 1978, George Rothacker has owned Rothacker Advertising & Design, a firm specializing in creating coordinated marketing campaigns using print and multimedia. As a writer, photographer and film editor, Mr. Rothacker has published and produced New York in the 1930s, written in conjunction with the gallery show of the same name, and produced many documentaries including America in Black & White and Many Colors, a documentary of discrimination and diversity in the United States, and Words of the Heart, the story of abolitionist Thomas Garrett and Garrett’s great-grand niece Dorothy Biddle James who both fought for human rights throughout their lives. His most recent documentary is a biography of the actor Jimmy Stewart, entitled Always Be Nice to People, commissioned by the James Stewart Foundation and narrated by Stewart’s daughter Kelly. In the course of his career George has received numerous awards and honors for his work locally and nationally with his paintings, designs and illustrations appearing in the New York Illustrators Annual, the Baltimore Sun, the Philadelphia Magazine, the New York Times, and the Japanese Illustrators Annual. In 2019, George published his first novel, Singularity 1.0, the first of a planned trilogy of books about the future of humans, AI and technology spanning the years from 2029 to 2050. Singularity 2.0, the second in the series, was published in August 2020, and Singularity 3.0 – Sex in Space is scheduled for November 2020.