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I like the aesthetic of this piece, which is actually a re-work of an earlier piece that sold (the only one that sold!) when I showed at Redtail Gallery last year. That show, called Paradise Lost and Found, was a collection of assemblages dealing with gender issues, including the mythologies of relationships, romantic love, etc.
This piece has a bit of an edge to it. I like that. It's not what it appears to be. Things rarely are so simple, right?
This is called Free Love.
Saranac Art Projects
February 17th, 2010
For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Roger Ralston, Memeber of Saranac Art Projects
The Dark Room: Welcome Obscura
Roger Ralston will construct a Camera Obscura, or dark room in the gallery. This is an investigation of the projection of images from our world into a dream space constructed in the gallery. A camera obscura is a Renaissance period construction used to investigate light and perspective. Roger will also exhibit drawings he uses as investigative steps in making sculpture. Bronze cast plaques will be a part of the exhibition. His work approaches drawing and casting using a subtle poetic set of forms structuring a conversation of nuance and relationship in story telling.
Lisa Nappa and Chris Tillia will exhibit recent work. Lisa will exhibit ceramic constructions continuing her work with water as a theme. She will have a number of constructions made from cut and modified prints using water as an initial source of imagery. Chris Tillia will exhibit his continuing work with ceramic materials. Chris works with ceramic materials to create sculptural forms through non-traditional shapes. He has been working on a set of cast
Saranac Art Projects is a non-profit gallery open and free to the public to establish, explore, and support contemporary visual art and culture. Located in the Community Building at 25 W. Main Street, SAP is a non-profit alternative art space run by local artists and curators. Artist established, operated and supported, SAP is a cooperative of 20-24 dedicated to supporting artists in Spokane since 2007. Join us the first Friday of every month for first Friday or visit us Thursday through Saturday eleven to five-thirty. Saranac Art Projects is located at 25 W. Main Street, Spokane, Washington. 99201.
Saranac Art Projects
25 West Main Street
Spokane, Washington 99201
11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturdays