COLOR!

 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, MONSTER CHART and CMY CHART

Derrick Buisch, MONSTER CHART and CMY CHART

Derrick Buisch’s paintings are abstractions of everyday visual language with concentrated surface tension between background and symbols.

 Richard Taylor, Urban Bop, North Beach, Powder Coated Aluminum

Richard Taylor, Urban Bop, North Beach, Powder Coated Aluminum

Richard Taylor‘s sculpture expresses his appreciation for music in bright colors and lively shapes.

 Anoka Faruqee, Acrylic on Linen Panel Painting

Anoka Faruqee, Acrylic on Linen Panel Painting

Anoka Faruqee is influenced by mathematics and Islamic tiles and her paintings are examples of mathematical perfection describing weightlessness.

 Jason Rohlf, ENCOUNTERS, Acrylic and Collage on Linen, 40 x 90

Jason Rohlf, ENCOUNTERS, Acrylic and Collage on Linen, 40 x 90

Jason Rohlf, known for beautifully rhythmic compositions, persists in exploration of rich surfaces.

 Jim Rose, NINE DRAWER QUILT CHEST, Painted Reclaimed Steel

Jim Rose, NINE DRAWER QUILT CHEST, Painted Reclaimed Steel

Jim Rose, inspired by antique quilts, expressed this admiration in furniture made from reclaimed steel.

 Michael Velliquette, LODESTAR, Paper, Acrylic, Ink, and Other Drawing Media

Michael Velliquette, LODESTAR, Paper, Acrylic, Ink, and Other Drawing Media

Michael Velliquette takes inspiration from art, architecture, and design from broad periods and places.

 Ben Grant, ABSTRACT PAINTING, Acrylic, Automotive Paint, Enamel, Flashe, Metal Flake, and Spray Paint on Panel

Ben Grant, ABSTRACT PAINTING, Acrylic, Automotive Paint, Enamel, Flashe, Metal Flake, and Spray Paint on Panel

Ben Grant combines disparate images to form correlated images in finely painted compositions.

 Jeremy Popelka, Murrini Glass

Jeremy Popelka, Murrini Glass

Jeremy Popelka‘s murrini glass vases are modern uptakes on a traditional medium

 Trent Miller, GOLDEN TOWER, Acrylic on Canvas, 48 x 36"

Trent Miller, GOLDEN TOWER, Acrylic on Canvas, 48 x 36"

Trent Miller saw the “healing machines” sculpture of Emery Blagdon at the John Michael Kohler Art Center and has since been exploring how space works within the shapes of organic, geodesic forms.

 Mark Ottens, SMEW, Acrylic on Panel, 12 x 12"

Mark Ottens, SMEW, Acrylic on Panel, 12 x 12"

Mark Ottens continues pushing the limits of liveliness of pattern with his intensely colored, intimately sized paintings.