Benjamin Lee Sperry in “Strange Bruises / Ghosts Emerging” at the University of Dayton’s Gallery 249

Posted by on Sep 22, 2016 in Alumni News, Exhibitions, VCS Alumni | No Comments

Here’s another announcement from VCS alumnus Benjamin Lee Sperry, about “Strange Bruises / Ghosts Emerging,” a new exhibition he’s in at the University of Dayton that opens today and runs through October 27th. Benjamin says:

Here is something else I have coming up. It’s a long term project that I did with a friend, and he is now showing it with another artist at the University of Dayton in Ohio.

The university’s website describes the show as follows:



Strange Bruises / Ghosts Emerging

blsperryThursday, September 22 — Thursday, October 27

Repeats weekly on Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, and Fri
Time: 9 a.m. — 5 p.m.

Location: Gallery 249, second floor of Fitz Hall

Cost:  Free, Open to the public, Arts, Arts and Sciences, Exhibits, Visual Arts

An exhibition by visiting artists Benjamin Lee Sperry and Jennifer Nelson. Sperry work is curated by Jeff Jones; Nelson work is curated by Mike Conlan.

Benjamin Lee Sperry lives in New York and studied at the School of Visual Arts. Gallery 249 will be exhibiting 250+ small works of Sperry’s, which are included in an on-going mixed media project that utilizes the USPS as a medium of storytelling and connection.

Jennifer Nelson is an artist and educator based in North Dakota, who’s work focuses on visual storytelling through a single scene narrative. Nelson’s intentionally spare drawings are isolated in a large empty white plane which draws the viewer into the intimate moments and creates an unexpected sense of place.

Exhibition: Thursday, September 22 – Thursday, October 27 during gallery hours

Artist Talk and Reception: Thursday, September 22, 5:00 – 7:00 pm


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9 am to 5 pm
Thursday 9 am to 7 pm
Friday 9 am to 2 pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Contact Information:

Name:  Department of Art and Design, Gallery 249




Visual & Critical Studies