Our first artist of the year will be Christaphora Robeers! Her solo show, Subtle Reality, will be one you won't want to miss, including oil paintings, mixed media, monotypes, and bronze sculptures. The exhibit will run from January 8th until February 28th. Visit our website or Facebook for more information about Subtle Reality and the artist, Christaphora Robeers! Get to know the artist at the Opening Reception! You will have the chance to meet with the artist and enjoy an Artist Talk by Christaphora!
"Old and foreign film making is the inspiration for my current group of paintings. Their simplicity in content and mastery of cinematography is fascinating to me. The slowing down of the camera work gives me a richer visual experience. It provides me with and opportunity to engage and reflect.
In 2013, I began a series of paintings that translated this concept into my own visual images. I simplified the subject matter. Limited the palette to a few colors or one color surrounded by neutrals. I blurred out the subject matter and kept the implied texture to a minimum. I am able to get this result with mixed media which includes mixing my own paints.
The slow build up of the layers of paint resulted in paintings that have and interesting panorama. They are an honest expression of my encounter with a variety of landscapes. Most were started on location and were finished in the studio.
I continue to explore this process in depth. The understanding of simplification is becoming more complex while the imaging making has taken on a quiet and strong voice."
Join us for an Opening Reception on Thursday, January 8th from 5:30-8pm to celebrate the opening of Subtle Reality. We hope to see you in 2015!