Faculty News: Damian Cote at UMASS Amherst

October 17, 2013

Montserrat College of Art faculty member Damian Cote‘s show, Letters to Dr. Ehrlich, is running from Oct. 20 through Nov. 20 at UMASS Amherst’s  Fine Arts Center with the opening reception on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2 – 4 pm.

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The Letters to Dr. Ehrlich series is a collection of images based on “The Population Bomb” by Dr. Paul R. Ehrlich. The book was written in 1968 warning of the perils of rapid population increase. Cote’s series of images are representative of different places and times in relation to the population explosion described by Dr. Ehrlich.

Cote holds an MFA from RISD and a BFA from UMASS Amherst. He has exhibited extensively throughout the Northeast to include, Swarthmore College, Woods-Gerry Gallery and Sol Koffler Gallery in Providence, RI, as well as the International Print Center.