Exchanging Eyes: An ongoing, semi-permanent installation of works inspired by late 18th Century Lover’s Eye Miniature Paintings. In the spirit of “Exchanging Eyes” this group exhibition of small works presents each artists’ interpretation of the once popular tradition.
Kathie Olivas: For almost three decades, her work has explored society’s insatiable desire to assign ‘cuteness’ and our discomfort with the unknown. A dark blend of early American portraiture set in post apocalyptic times, her paintings and sculptures are a satirical look at how fear affects our sense of reality. Her wide eyed children and anthropomorphic creatures are meant to evoke a nostalgic reaction that reflects isolation and uncertainty, yet they also act as empowered alter egos. While these characters explore their new lonely worlds, they double as our narrators capable of developing their own defense mechanisms. They guide us through their reality as they experience it and yet, even in their company, we are granted no reassurance.
Her current series “Caffeine and Insomnia” is inspired by a year filled with grief and resilience and are meant to be read as a pictorial oracle of divination.
Anna Tillett: Anna holds a B.F.A. in Illustration from Memphis College of Art. You can currently find her illustrating her next goofy idea and eating all the pizza in the Beehive State of Utah.
Her work is a humorous take on food and people, and her obsession with turning those people into food. Her iconic portraits of your favorite comfort foods are both surreal and nostalgic in her new solo exhibition “A la Carte”
*** Starting August 1st, we will be shipping works purchased from the Olivas, Fearsome Beast, and Tillett exhibitions. We expect to have all items shipped by mid August.
** Note: Exchanging Eye’s sold work will ship end of August.
* Please contact the gallery if you need your shipment sooner.
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