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Fun Isn't Fun Anymore - Closing Reception + Artist Talk

Join us for a conversation with Patrick Wilkins at 3pm, then stick around from 5-10pm as we celebrate the Closing Reception for this remarkable exhibition.

Learn more about the focus of Wilkins’ work as the expression of stress and anxiety that comes from leading two very different lives: holding down blue collar jobs and being a painter. Wilkins utilizes a formal painting language and cartoon imagery to create and unstable cacophony of patterns, colors, and marks. Adding to the compositions, he collages found objects, drawings, and craft materials into his work. The results have a bright and playful façade that upon further inspection reveals a contradictory critical content. Although the final result may be seen as a compromise, there is both a clashing discordance and a unifying harmony to be found in his deft balancing act.

Earlier Event: July 14
Muscle Brain - Marathon Performance
Later Event: August 25
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