King and Courage




The Warehouse Gallery

February 19 – April 5, 2008


Art can’t change the world, but art changes people,
and people change the world!

THE WAREHOUSE GALLERY presents King and Courage, a selection of paintings, drawings and a video projection by Tim Rollins + K.O.S. The exhibition opens February 19, 2008 and runs trough April5, 2008. Tim Rollins will present a talk in the gallery on February 21, 2008 from 3:30—5 p.m. The talk is free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception in the gallery from 5—8 PM.

On March 20 (Th3 night) at 6:30pm the Warehouse Gallery will screen “Kids of Survival”, an Emmy award-winning documentary in the main gallery – click here for more details.

Working in their trademark collaborative style Rollins and K.O.S present previous work along with new pieces produced specifically for the exhibition at in a master class with students from Fowler and Nottingham high schools in Syracuse, NY. The work in the exhibition is inspired by the speeches of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane.

Several works in the exhibition were created in a master class that Tim Rollins, Rick Savinon and Wesley Martin Berg conducted with students from Fowler and Nottingham high schools in Syracuse from February 11-14, 2008.

The master class was made possible with support from a Chancellor’s Initiative sponsored by Syracuse University Chancellor and President Nancy Cantor.

Participants in the workshop:

From Fowler High School – Koneh Dolley, Otis Glotto, Shawn Kearse, Joanna Reyes.

From Nottingham High School – Valencia Carpenter, Lloyd Colton, Darrius Ford, Bryan Jackson

SPECIAL THANKS: We thank Marion Wilson and Leonard Fonte who worked with the Partnership for Better Education and the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University to organize the master class. We also thank Susan Centore, Jackie LeRoy, Pam Shippers, Tim Howard, Tina Sokolic, Areli Schemerhorn, and Jackie Schneider-Revette from Fowler High School and Liz Kupiec, Carrie Wolfanger, and Anne Daviau from Nottingham High School for their support.

Clifford Art Gallery to host Tim Rollins & KOS exhibition
Let There be Light: After the Creation by Franz Josef Haydn
February 25 – April 6, 2008
Colgate University News
13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346 – (315) 228-7417

February 27 at 4:30pm: Interdisciplinary conversation on the nature of creation, texts and inspiration with the artist and a panel of Colgate University faculty and staff: Paul Pinet, Geology and Environmental Studies; George Hudson, English; Lesleigh Cushing, Philosophy and Religion and Jewish Studies; James Niblock, Choral Director; Mark Shiner, University Chaplain and moderated by DeWitt Godfrey, Art and Art History. The conversation will be immediately followed by a reception for the artist. This lecture and exhibition opening is an ArtsMix Event, sponsored by the Institute for Creative and Performing Arts at Colgate University.
For more details contact Angela Kowalski
via email: or phone:(315) 228-6607


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