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Monthly Archives: October 2020

My 3 x 3 World; the Post-It Note Art of Ed Attanasio

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My 3 x 3 World; the Post-It Note Art of Ed Attanasio

KALEID Gallery is proud to present: My 3 x 3 World; the Post-It Note Art of Ed Attanasio Opens first Friday October 2th, 5pm–9pm Ed Attanasio, 62, started sketching as a form of rehab after he had a mini-stroke on August 4, 2009. Little did he know that eventually, his illustrations would lead to a career as an artist, astounding critics, gallery owners, his friends, and even himself.Ed drew these characters only as part of his post-stroke therapy and today sells originals and prints for prices he could never envision. In 2013, Ed’s “Bushers” image became a graphic novel and shortly thereafter his art career really began to flourish. Known as “outsider art” or “folk art,” Attanasio’s Post-It creations have sold online and through galleries in the U.S., UK, Canada, South America, Australia, Germany and Russia, just to name a few. Exhibition dates: October 2–30, 2020Gallery Hours: Fridays 5–9pm &…

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Wild Wire by Jonathan Kermit October 2020

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Wild Wire by Jonathan Kermit October 2020

KALEID Gallery is proud to present: Wild Wire by resident artist Jonathan Kermit Opens first Friday October 2nd, 5pm–9pm Discarded twisted, rusty wire forms the basis of my current work. Working intuitively with a vague sense of plan, I coax and join bits of wire into anthropomorphic shapes, whimsical forms and dream like objects. I incorporate details on paper from other areas of interest which include drawing, collage, cyanotype and found images. I became a collector of urban flotsam at a very young age, picking up rusty bits and oddments that I would stash in small boxes. About a dozen years ago I started collecting rusty wire which turned into an obsession and eventually found its way into my artwork. As an ardent recycler, it gives me a certain sense of satisfaction being able to turn a small bit of landfill trash into something else. Exhibition dates: October 2–30, 2020Gallery…

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