CMU to hold artist talk with Taurus Burns

"Zebra Mane," oil on canvas, 48” x 72” 2022, Taurus Burns

On Sept. 29 at 7 p.m., artist Taurus Burns will be holding an artist talk for his newest artwork in the Sarah and Daniel Opperman Auditorium in Park Library.

Burns's exhibit, "Self-Evident," offers "powerful introspections on race, identity, and society," according to Central Michigan University’s website.

Following the talk, there will be a reception immediately after being hosted in the Barber room gallery. 

For those who cannot attend the event, Burns's artwork will be available for viewing until Oct. 6 in the Baber Room Gallery. 

"Self-Evident" presents a series of black and white paintings presenting topics of racism and gun violence in America. Burns also takes inspiration from his personal life as some paintings depict his identity as a biracial human living in a divided world. 

Burns graduated from Detroit’s Center for Creative Studies and has held a wide range of exhibits throughout the Detroit region.