"Eclipse", Von Lintel Gallery, 2685 S. La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA (November 7 – December 31, 2015)

 

Rosemarie Fiore: Falk Visiting Artist

"Colossus",
Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC (January 16 – April 17, 2016)

"Colossus: Smoke Eclipse Scroll", performance, UNC Sclpture Yard, Greensboro, NC (January 29, 2016)

video of performance here



"Smoke Paintings", Von Lintel Gallery, 520 West 23rd Street, New York, NY, (September 5- October 18th, 2013)

For exhibition catalog contact gallery@vonlintel.com

"Smoke Paintings: Sky City", Rosenberg Gallery, Hofstra University, Hemptead, NY 2012

I’ve created painting machines designed specifically for firework color smoke canisters. The machines are constructed out of mixed media and found materials employing a bricolage approach. They are fitted with caster wheels and are comprised of multiple connected containers. The color smoke canisters fit snuggly into the multiple necks of the containers and are chain fused together. When lit, they release their smoke at different intervals increasing the pressure within the containers. As the pressure increases, the discharged smoke shoots out of the many holes on the bottom of the containers with great force. While this process is unfolding, I use a long pole to twirl, spin and glide the machines across the paper. They are designed to hover very close to the surface of the paper and leave long trails of color marks as they move. This work was created at Art OMI, Ghent, NY.

Photo: Ross Willows

 
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