September brings three solo shows to Stranger Factory
with new and recent works from:
Craig La Rotonda: A Consortium of Lost Souls
Kevin Titzer: Peccadilloes
Amy Earles: Through the Eye
Craig LaRotonda is a New York based artist known for his rich, provocative work which includes deeply layered, mixed media paintings and sculptures as well as sophisticated commercial illustrations which embody his dark narrative.
Combining a unique collection of hand-sculpted elements and found objects, La Rotonda delivers an unmistakable contemporary style with a nod to the Byzantine and Renaissance eras. A Consortium of Lost Souls will be on display throughout the month of September, featuring new and recent paintings, as well as some limited edition canvas giclee prints and more sculptures than La Rotonda has displayed since 2003. We can expect to see his usual surrealist motifs of freaks, misfits, shamans, and robosapiens, struggling and surviving the beauty and brutality of existence.
Kevin Titzer, was born in Indiana and has studied abroad under art residencies in Germany and Thailand. He currently resides in Canada.
Titzer’s work is known for taking on the appearance of ceramic or clay-baked pottery, though his original works consist of hand-carved wood and heavy layers of paint and varnish which create his signature aged patina.
For Peccadilloes, Titzer will be presenting a body of work that includes eight original sculpts, utilizing recycled and found objects and his typical narrative style that adds a touch of whimsy and humor to otherwise dark caricatures.
Amy Earles is a US-based artist known for paintings and illustrations with foreboding but fanciful flair, as well as her popular articulated paper dolls which pay homage to vintage playthings.
Through the Eye, will also be on display throughout September and Earles will be exploring the hidden layers of the self and the subconscious, aspects of the dreaming mind, and what it might mean to become another self, or many selves, when no one is looking. We are expecting to see a mix of original works including oil paintings, gouache paintings, intricate pencil drawings, as well as some archival prints of some of her most recent work, and of course, some of her paper dolls.
The opening reception for the September exhibitions is Friday, September 4th
from 6 – 9 pm at Stranger Factory.
Some artists will be in attendance and each of the three exhibits
will be on display until September 27th.
3411 Central Avenue NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106