KAI LIN ART proudly presents BOUNDLESS
Todd Monaghan, Larry Jens Anderson, and Elliston Roshi
December 9, 2016 – January 20, 2017
exhibition opening Friday, December 9th
7:00 – 10:00pm
BOUNDLESS, featuring new works from TODD MONAGHAN, LARRY JENS ANDERSON, and ELISION ROSHI, is an exploration into the human psyche and the human condition through immersive, intuitive, unconventional painting.
Our gallery is excited to welcome New York based spiritual surrealist, TODD MONAGHAN into our stable of artists. In this solo exhibition of works on canvas, Monaghan applies paint by flicking, spilling, and dripping into a textural, immersive, multi-level artworks. Monaghan’s painting engages formally with line and density on a large scale and thematically stare into the widest scope of all: our boundless universe. Stretching as large as 118 inches, these paintings relate to the individual and whole of the cosmos in their gripping, expressionistic approach. Monaghan has exhibited in New York, Atlanta, Miami and various galleries across the United States and abroad and his works have been collected by academic, corporate and private collections worldwide.
LARRY JENS ANDERSON is a prolific Atlanta based artist with a wide breadth of artwork in many styles and themes including gender, sexual identity, human rights, politics, religion and mortality, often referencing his family history. Anderson, who was born and raised in the small town of Randall, Kansas, has traveled and taught in both France and Italy where much of the inspiration for the pieces in BOUNDLESS comes from. Anderson’s drawings are elegant and beautifully rendered expressions of thought provoking and intensely personal subjects. Across multiple mediums, the viewer escapes into humor to seriousness, through love and meditations on the human condition. Anderson’s works have been exhibited in Hong Kong, Germany, Belgium, Japan, France, Italy, Australia, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and throughout the USA. He is included in many corporate collections as well as the High Museum of Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art Atlanta, The Mint Museum Charlotte, Wichita Art Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art.
ELLISTON ROSHI practices spontaneity and respect for materials in his process. These artworks manifest as a double layered painting where colorful mixtures of Japanese sumi ink, charcoal, and watercolor on the underside of the framed glass interacts through light and perspective with the complimentary painting beneath the glass. These combinations are one where the sum is greater than the parts. The abstract relationship of each layer to the materials reveal a way of looking at beauty in the world. Roshi is an ordained abbot and guiding teacher at the Atlanta Soto Zen Center and has taught design at University of Illinois SAIC.
Exhibition Opening on Friday, December 9th, 2016 from 7:00 – 10:00 PM
runs through January 20th, 2017
DIGITAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
Kai Lin Art is a contemporary art gallery located in Atlanta’s booming West Midtown District whose mission is making art happen in the Southeast and beyond. The gallery promotes local and regional artists and creates community, conversation and connection through art. Kai Lin Art is free and open to public Wednesday through Saturday, 12 – 6pm. Located at 999 Brady Avenue NW Suite 7 Atlanta Georgia 30318; 404 408 4248;info@KAILINART.com; www.KAILINART.com