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INCLINATIONS by John Kurtyka

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INCLINATIONS by John Kurtyka

INCLINATIONS
solo exhibition by John Kurtyka
 
Using evocative form and color, John Kurtyka experiments with visual metaphors. His artwork ponders and plays with some of our most serious social and psychological obstacles.
A seasoned draftsman, painter, and muralist, he gradually moved over to digital media. At first uploading drawings into the computer to experiment with color. After that he became enamored with vector drawing on the computer which allows him the flexibility to try out the free flow of ideas that come to him as he works.
 
A resident of the Silicon Valley, Kurtyka’s artwork has been shown at venues that include the Euphrat Museum in Cupertino; the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art and the San Jose Museum of Art. As an artist in residence, he creates lessons and brings visual art activities to children in public schools. He holds an MFA from San Jose State University.…

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States of Being by Kushlani Jayasinha

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States of Being by Kushlani Jayasinha

States of Being
solo exhibition by Kushlani Jayasinha
 
From one perspective, there are a variety of specific influences in Jayasinha’s work: Sri Lanka; Theravada Buddhism; a civil war; Physics; an eye for beauty taught by grandparent’s mountainous blooming gardens. There are journeys through quantum mechanics; writing software; parenting children; making a cosmopolitan home in the Bay Area; painting whole-heartedly.  At the moment of painting, these multitudes drop away – then the heart, the hand, the brushes, the canvas, the whole truth of this moment of living, the paints, the colors, and the seeing are one, connected to this never failing present.  Witnessing this unity, we viewers learn how we respond, how our body/mind take seeing colors and form and how our heart reverberate with the essential meanings of a moment cast onto canvas with no reservations: human truth for all to see.
 
Employing an exciting variety of styles,…

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