In celebration of McColl Center for Art + Innovation’s 15th Anniversary, a major exhibition of mixed media sculptures, videos, and site-specific installations will be presented by 1999 McColl Center Alumnus Marek Ranis. ​investigates, through an historical framework, how climate change influences humanity and interprets the complex social and political consequences of this dynamic change. Using indigenous cultures as his subject matter, he will explore how geographic displacement becomes increasingly critical to their existence.

With Support from Bank of America, ClearPath Foundation, and College of Arts + Architecture/UNC Charlotte

Image: Arctic Utopia exhibition featuring artist Marek Ranis, 2014. Installation view. Courtesy of McColl Center.