VANCOUVER, Wash. – Several colorful abstract paintings by Leonard Orr, vice chancellor for academic affairs and professor of English at Washington State University Vancouver, are on display in the Engineering Life Sciences building through Aug. 31.
Orr’s works have no predetermined orientation and he makes no sketches or advance plans. Many pieces use broad brush strokes and dripping paint, although Orr never paints two consecutive paintings in the same way.
When putting together a show, Orr often finds the pieces that naturally go together have been painted years apart.
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