Studio Visit: Jeff Colson, The Entropy of Memory

Studio Visit: Jeff Colson, The Entropy of Memory By Gary Brewer   “Only entropy comes easy.” Anton Chekhov   “Everyday objects shriek aloud.” René Magritte   There is something about the deadpan expression on Buster Keaton’s face that belies the physicality and poetry of his comedy. It is the balance of humor and melancholy that…

You’re Invited to Virginia’s House

You’re Invited to Virginia’s House By Genie Davis   Artist Susan Feldman is building a house. In her studio. And not just any house, but Virginia’s Open House. From 1-5 p.m. November 4th and 5th, the artist is inviting viewers to explore her interpretation of a house that long fascinated her. Over the course of…

Monique Prieto at Chimento Contemporary

Monique Prieto, Luster Chimento Contemporary  By Anna Garner Through October 28th   Abstract paintings draw viewers’ attention to the surface, gleaning content and narrative not from representation, but from the exchange between color, brushstroke, and texture. In “Luster”, Monique Prieto’s current solo exhibition at Chimento Contemporary, these essential ingredients coalesce to generate pleasing and layered…

Studio Visit: Roland Reiss, Chromatic Joy

Studio Visit: Roland Reiss, Chromatic Joy By Gary Brewer     “Colors have their own distinctive beauty that you have to preserve, just as in music you try to preserve sounds. It is a question of organization, of finding the arrangement that will keep the beauty and freshness of color.” “There are always flowers for…

Studio Visit: Chaz Guest, The Hero’s Journey

Studio Visit: Chaz Guest, The Hero’s Journey By Gary Brewer   ”A hero ventures forth from the world of common day into a region of supernatural wonder: fabulous forces are there encountered and a decisive victory is won: The hero comes back from this mysterious adventure with the power to bestow boons on his fellow…