January 11 – March 9th, 2013
Color is the wavelength composition of light and usually determined visually by measurement of hue, saturation, and brightness. In COLOR!, paintings and sculptures challenge the limits of our visual perception as regional and national artists analyze and confront this subject.
Derrick Buisch’s paintings are abstractions of everyday visual language with concentrated surface tension between background and symbols.
Richard Taylor‘s sculpture expresses his appreciation for music in bright colors and lively shapes.
Anoka Faruqee is influenced by mathematics and Islamic tiles and her paintings are examples of mathematical perfection describing weightlessness.
Jason Rohlf, known for beautifully rhythmic compositions, persists in exploration of rich surfaces.
Jim Rose, inspired by antique quilts, expressed this admiration in furniture made from reclaimed steel.
Michael Velliquette takes inspiration from art, architecture, and design from broad periods and places.
Ben Grant combines disparate images to form correlated images in finely painted compositions.
Jeremy Popelka‘s murrini glass vases are modern uptakes on a traditional medium
Mark Ottens continues pushing the limits of liveliness of pattern with his intensely colored, intimately sized paintings.