Saturday, October 30, 2010

Joey Monsoon! Opening party NOV . 12, 6-?... at 9:00 DJ Jason Lyman.


Born, KY 1971

Resides, Columbus, OH

Joey Monsoon is a storyteller…. but he does not paint complicated visual scenarios, or give clues to his narratives in the actions of his figures. Joey’s stories are told in the eyes of his subjects, and in the framework that supports their skin. It’s rare to see a self-taught artist so interested in the anatomy of his people; it’s as if he has performed ghoulish autopsies to see what makes them tick.

Monsoon fell in love with drawing heroes and characters as a child… he drew obsessively and has never stopped. Later in he was drawn to the expressionist portraits of Egon Schiele, the energy of graffiti and the underground art of Robert Williams.

In the 1990s Joey began experimenting with paint, a laborious series of trials and errors with acrylic and gouache. In 2005 his work started appearing in group shows, garnering so much attention that he was voted’s “Artist of the Year” in 2008 and again in 2009. This is his first show at LINDSAY GALLERY.

In his own words:

My figures and portraits hover somewhere between reality and myth. Their worldly weariness is revealed through a dream-like lens. They are not so much portraits of people as they are portraits of emotional triumphs and failures. We don’t always know their stories, yet in our gut we know how they feel.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Great article by Ann Starr on our BRUCE NEW show in the OTHER PAPER.
click here

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Sunday, Aug. 1, 1-4 pm... FALCONE + POLSTER

This show is a benefit for ANNIE'S FUND:
Annie’s Fund for the Creative Arts exists to perpetuate the beauty of the handcraft. This endowed fund honors the memory of Anne P. Miller who, as an artist and patron of handcrafted art, believed deeply in the magic of what hands and minds can create. We carry on her vision by funding within the Ohio Valley, individual artists and group initiatives that advance often over-looked art forms. Our work is supported by donations from those who hold dear this fund’s purpose and the woman it honors.


ROBERT FALCONE, "Disraeli Gears"



Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Opening reception: Saturday, June 26th, 6pm

Doll sculptures by Amber Groome
Paintings by Jim Bloom

And at 9:00 a special performance by ANNA AND THE ANNADROIDS, the Annadroids relate to Amber's dolls in such a wonderfully bizarre way it seemed like the perfect match!

in her own words….
“Each doll that I make is one of a kind as well as handcrafted. They are symbolic in their afflictions. For me, My dolls are a testimony to the trauma and sorrow of being female and living with mental illness. When I create the dolls, I become absorbed and preoccupied with internal conflict as well the private depths of my childhood and psyche. The dolls are adored and loathed by me at the same time. I prefer to have them viewed in large quantities so they appear to be even more obsessive and detailed in nature.”


Jim Bloom was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania in 1968. He moved to Philadelphia in the mid 1980s, where he currently lives. Bloom attended Temple University in 1988 intending to study film, but left after his introductory year. From childhood on, Bloom has been making visual art that is directly related to his own experiences, particularly of human interaction, relationhsips, and society, as well as his interests in film, story-telling, and the visual languages of his culture. Influences include artists Jean-Michel Basquiat, Julian Schnabel, and Red Grooms, who Bloom says impacted him early on with a sense freedom and boldness of expression which he extends to his own vision and work. Bloom’s recent large scale expressive, colorful, textured paintings have evolved from signature drawing and collage styles which the artist has developed and honed since childhood. Whichever medium he chooses, Bloom’s work captivates and draws the viewer into a created world that is a mirror of contemporary reality from his perspective. Portraits or scenes often evoke film stills loaded with information about the subjects depicted and the artist himself, telling stories with biting wit and irony, often incorporating text. Bloom says he wants to make artistic images that function like television; to capture the eye and quickly convey a message or feeling that will leave a lasting impact on the viewer.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Karl Mullen: Friday, April 30, 2010... exhibition preview

Irish painter and Grammy nominated songwriter Karl Mullen is back with new works on paper and a new album, "Little Sticks."
The artist's reception is from 6-9 April 30... then at 9:00 Karl will perform acoustic versions of his new songs and some old favorites.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

"BIG" The art of Morris Jackson + Alissa Sorenson Friday, March 12th 6-?pm

'"FURY", Alissa Sorenson
"ORBIT", Alissa Soreson
"VISITATION", Morris Jackson
"SONYA RETURNS", Morris Jackson
Alissa Sorenson, "Blue" {detail}
Morris Jackson, "Misery + Company"

"BIG", art that is small in scale but huge in heart and soul.
Size does matter.... the size of your ideas!

Two Columbus artists who explore the human condition using very different materials. Alissa Sorenson knits silk and stainless steel thread with found objects into tiny sculptural "souls."
Morris Jackson draws impossibly detailed Rapidograph pen and ink scenes of longing, love and bewilderment in a world that is both beautiful and overwhelming.

Artist's reception:
Friday March 12 6-? pm
From 6:00 to 8:00 meet the artists and stake your claim on a piece or two.
At 8:00 DJ Citizen Dorian S. will start spinning... and the party will go till whenever!