Karen Freeman | Timeless Way
October 28th - December 2nd, Pint & Plow Brewing Company, Kerrville, TX
Slate Gray Gallery presents a solo exhibition of painter-architect Karen Freeman’s most recent works at Pint & Plow Brewing Company. Karen’s abstract expressionist paintings are elegantly composed and delicately balanced with shapes and lines that appear to morph in and out of focus, colors shifting like the seasons.
She is inspired by Christopher Alexander and his “Timeless Way of Building” where he defines elements and the relationship between them, which ultimately make up patterns. Alexander asserts that just as there are discernible patterns in nature, such as in the ripples in a patch of wind-blown sand, there are natural patterns in the built environment too.
Alexandra Eldridge & Amulet Arts | Mosaic
September 29th - October 30th, Telluride, CO
Slate Gray presents Mosaic for October Art Walk, an exhibit featuring Alexandra Eldridge of Santa Fe and Jenn Dewey of Amulet Arts in Ridgway, CO. Eldridge's work is deeply poetic, often portraying her vast mysticism and exploring the inner landscape of the human subconscious. Inspired by the philosophies and work of Carl Jung and William Blake, Eldridge is well known for her involvement in an establishment for the arts, Golgonooza, based upon Blake's visionary city of art. Eldridge's most recent photo based works will be on view for the opening reception.
Local jewelry designer and goldsmith, Jenn Dewey, will share a selection of her ethnic jewelry and textile collections from her recent travels throughout Southern Morocco. A student of ethnic arts, symbolism, and the intersection of cultural influences, Jenn's Moroccan collection will include antique, vintage and new jewelry, tribal and urban adornments, protective amulets, handcrafted judaica, designs by renowned Moroccan artisans and traditional Tuareg silversmiths, functional vintage wovens, unique decor items, and more. Jenn designs and makes custom jewelry with FAIRMINED certified and recycled noble metals, ethically sourced and vintage gems, and is the owner of Amulet Arts Studio/Gallery in Ridgway, CO.