Tim Fite ’95 loves to draw. He draws on paper. He draws on walls. He draws with markers. He draws with music. He draws so much, that sometimes he is even forced to draw over old drawings.
The multimedia and print artist returns to his alma mater to display recent works in The Romano Gallery from January 14 through February 9. Mr. Fite’s “Quick Draw” exhibit includes large-scale, compositionally complex, allegorical, black-and-white drawings on paper, video and wood, some of which have a musical or performative component. He will share his music and work in the Chiang Center for Innovation and Collaboration on January 17 at 7 p.m. prior to encouraging visitors to view his exhibit in The Romano Gallery. The public is welcome to attend this evening event.
A 2000 Rutgers University graduate, Mr. Fite spent over a decade making music and touring for Lava/Atlantic Records and ANTI records and has exhibited his artwork at Gallery Tom Blaess in Bern, Switzerland, the Governors Island Art Fair in New York City and other locations. Having recently decided to focus his artmaking on drawing, his true love, he said that most of his drawings center on emotional, instinctual and political truth-telling. “I believe creativity, communication, and hard work are the keys to fostering a more benevolent and inclusive society,” Mr. Fite said, “and I hope my artwork can ultimately contribute to that end.”