MONTCLAIR, NJ — A brand new exhibit at 4 Flavors Artwork Gallery and Framing in Montclair will highlight “The Revelation of Goddesses.”
In response to a information launch, the exhibit by artists Erica Rose Levine and Tommy Mitchell will probably be on show on the gallery from April 8 to April 28 at 204 Bellevue Avenue. Non-public excursions will probably be scheduled all through the run of the exhibition.
A gap reception is deliberate for Thursday, April 8 from 6 to 9 p.m.
The gallery supplied some particulars concerning the exhibit and its creators:
“Each artists pull muses from on a regular basis life, together with clerks at grocery shops and other people encountered in standard routine, rendering their topics with extraordinary precision. The addition of adornments, hair embellishment, and background, paired with hyper give attention to the face, transcend the realm of portraiture, reworking topics into broader icons of energy and femininity, evoking the inside power of goddesses or royalty. For Levine, an artist based mostly in Montclair, NJ, her paintings is impressed by “girls’s use of ornament and wonder as energy.” Mitchell, alternatively, “references style pictures, together with non secular parts to realize an empowering illustration of girls of colour in an try and complicate the notions of very best magnificence.” Each artists’ work draw hanging similarity of their use of nontraditional mediums to create photorealistic figurative drawing–Levine, with using coloured pencil, and Mitchell in his mastery of shading with ballpoint pen.”
In response to the gallery:
Erica Rose Levine was born in NYC, the place she attended LaGuardia Excessive College of Music and Artwork earlier than incomes a BFA on the College of Visible Arts. After a brief profession of educating artwork and particular schooling, she left to focus on her paintings. Erica’s drawings are impressed by girls’s use of ornament and wonder as energy. She is desirous about the best way girls outline themselves with jewellery, hairstyles and equipment and loves all that glitters and grows. Her drawings are primarily completed with coloured pencil however generally she incorporates graphite, acrylic ink, pastels, paint, and collage as properly. Erica has been a part of group and solo exhibitions nationally, together with a solo exhibition at Suppose Area in Los Angeles.
Tommy Mitchell was born in 1983 in Biloxi Mississippi. Relocating to Virginia within the late 80s, Tommy would draw a myriad of issues from journal covers to basketball playing cards. Out of highschool, he started working quite a few retail jobs earlier than coming again to his calling within the arts. Tommy’s alternative of ballpoint pen comes from pleasant competitors with a classmate. Whereas the classmate had talked about that her grandmother used ballpoint pen to attenuate her errors, Mitchell adopted swimsuit. Self taught, Tommy studied tattoo artists for his or her consideration to element and execution with ink. Tommy now lives and works in Baltimore. Tommy has participated in group and solo exhibitions nationally, together with The Baltimore Museum and Band of Vices in Los Angeles, amongst others.