Jan Huling was born in Chicago and raised in St. Louis. After attending the Kansas City Art Institute she started her careerin greeting card design. She now works in New York City as a product designer, children’s book author and beadist. Neithersketched nor planned, Huling‘s three-dimensional works draw inspiration from her travels to India and Mexico, as wellas imagined, playful scenes reminiscent of childhood fairy tales and fantasies. Her work is approachable yet evocative,incorporating spiritual iconography alongside humorous artifacts of contemporary popular culture.
Also Opening April 6th Griff Williams
A Glimpse We Are Given, 2010 resin and enamel 57" x 57"
Griff Williams is a San Francisco based fine artist whose paintings have been exhibited in galleries and museumsworldwide, and his work has been reviewed in Art in America, Flash Art and Artnet.com. Williams’ methodology involvesan elaborate paint by number process he reinvented. Each segmented area of the composition is assigned to aspecific color, a palette professionally mixed to replicate the distinctive colors in a 1950’s Color Craft paint by numbersset. The hand-made application involves repeated layers of poured transparent resin and stenciled enamel shapes.Intially, this meticulous process is belied by the graphic flatness and slick surfaces of the work, which may seemmanufactured or digital.
These exhibitions run through Saturday, May 12, 2012