Friday, December 08, 2006

Arlington Art Center's Fresh Paint

FRESH PAINT: Process and Possibility
December 5, 2006 - January 27, 2007

Reception: Friday, December 8, 2006, 6 - 9 pm

Roundtable Discussion: Fresh Paint Up Close: Exhibiting Artists and Curator - Tuesday, December 12, 2006, 7 - 9 pm

Curated by: Carol Lukitsch, Director of Exhibitions, AAC

Artists: Anthony Brock, Byron Clercx, Eric Finzi, Pat Goslee, Christopher Hoeting, Tati Kaupp, Kevin Kepple, Isabel Manalo, Mike Matarese, Cara Ober, Susan Palmisano, Stefan Prosky, Lynda Ray, Shinji Turner-Yamamoto

In FRESH PAINT: Process and Possibility, an invitational exhibition at Arlington Arts Center, fourteen Mid-Atlantic painters focus on process and materials as a means of questioning present-day reality. While they clearly take pleasure in the physicality of paint itself, the artists utilize a variety of alternative materials such as resin, glue, milk, henna, latex, clay and even robotics. At times they utilize unusual techniques which forego the use of a brush or canvas: paint skins are manipulated into sculptural forms, house paint is worked with power tools, needles and syringes are used to inject paint into resin.

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