Friday March 15, 2019
Albuquerque, NM 87102
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Six new paintings and related works by local artist Andrew Fearnside, in a one night show with light refreshments served.
On March 15, 2019, The OT Circus is proud and honored to present six new paintings and related works by local artist Andrew Fearnside. This show is one night, Friday 3/15 from 5-9pm. Light refreshments will be available for our guests!
About the show, in the words of the artist:
Portraits are Forever Now.
Like many artists, I’ve made and looked at portraits all my life. Unlike most artists, however, I’ve also spent thousands of hours in intimate conversations with people from all walks of life, as until recently I worked as a mental health counselor. As a counselor I meditated on a fact of being in session after session, for eight years: there is something ineffable about a person’s physical appearance—something of their soul, I believe. Something that I can’t speak. I have been and still am powerfully moved to attempt to gather a connection to this ineffable something through drawing and painting. That visible, palpable presence of the person, that ineffable something, is completely bound up in its context. And yet we can see something of it across centuries if a portraitist was successful. Centuries.