Upcoming Exhibition

"Terra + Celestial: A Meditation on Color and Form"

Opening /// April 22, 2018 /// 12 pm - 2 pm ///  5310 Kirby Drive, Houston, TX 77005

 Relative to the way the moon and sun are connected to the rise and fall of the ocean tides, we find ourselves looking for a connection to something greater. We also long for a gravitational pull that is beyond our control, an interaction with a medium, that when combined, equates to a synergistic experience that makes us feel complete.    In Terra + Celestial: A Meditation on Color and Form , each work within the exhibition exemplifies the artists intimate relationship with the process of art making. Through a variety of materials a visual expression evolves that facilitates a deeper understanding of the self.   Nicole Peralta embraces the complexity of personal emotions and an open investigation into her imagination as a way to flush out the frustrations of daily life. Watercolor is a delicate medium, whereby the fluidity of the pigment requires patience, restraint and a deft hand. Working within these technical confines the artist articulates sinuous lines overlapping in cool colors. Many of her compositions are further highlighted with dark contours that emphasize handwritten text or topographical references.   Jan Christian Jusino is a native of Puerto Rico that is influenced through the bi-cultural experience of having lived in two very different cultures. The artist finds expression through a more forward color palette and simple, yet bold forms. Jan further grounds his practice by working with three-dimensional geometric wooden shapes incised with multiple lines creating an earthy texture.

Relative to the way the moon and sun are connected to the rise and fall of the ocean tides, we find ourselves looking for a connection to something greater. We also long for a gravitational pull that is beyond our control, an interaction with a medium, that when combined, equates to a synergistic experience that makes us feel complete. 

In Terra + Celestial: A Meditation on Color and Form, each work within the exhibition exemplifies the artists intimate relationship with the process of art making. Through a variety of materials a visual expression evolves that facilitates a deeper understanding of the self. 

Nicole Peralta embraces the complexity of personal emotions and an open investigation into her imagination as a way to flush out the frustrations of daily life. Watercolor is a delicate medium, whereby the fluidity of the pigment requires patience, restraint and a deft hand. Working within these technical confines the artist articulates sinuous lines overlapping in cool colors. Many of her compositions are further highlighted with dark contours that emphasize handwritten text or topographical references. 

Jan Christian Jusino is a native of Puerto Rico that is influenced through the bi-cultural experience of having lived in two very different cultures. The artist finds expression through a more forward color palette and simple, yet bold forms. Jan further grounds his practice by working with three-dimensional geometric wooden shapes incised with multiple lines creating an earthy texture.