The Brookdale Graphic Design department is excited to announce that they will be hosting, in collaboration with the Global Citizenship Project, the first CVA Gallery art exhibit of the Spring Semester 2022. The exhibit will feature the photography of Tom Turcich documenting his 7-plus year walk around the world with his dog Savannah. Tom has labeled his journey “The World Walk.”
Over the better part of the past decade Tom’s tale has gained a viral following. Most recently, he appeared on the Netflix TV show “Worn Stories.” However, his desire to begin this undertaking wasn’t born from the pursuit of fame rather, quite the contrary. Tom’s decision to set off on this journey was spurred from the sudden passing of his close friend Annmarie. In this moment of darkness, he realized the ephemeral nature of existence. It became clear that he wanted to dedicate the next chapter of his life to seeing the world and all the culture it had to offer.
His journey began as an open-ended tale in search of finding more. Yet, over the years his photos and words have woven together to form a scrapbook of global culture. In that manner, Tom’s narrative now reflects that of Brookdale’s Global Citizens Project’s theme this year by literally and figuratively transcending borders and division. Even at a quick glance it becomes clear that his experiences across the globe are ones filled with overwhelming amounts of love and positivity.
The exhibit will run for four weeks beginning on January 17th. Please, join us virtually for a reception and question and answer with the artist, on February 10th. All are welcome!
Admission is free and open to the public.