September 2018 Exhibitions at Studio Gallery: Chris Corson In Relation, Carolee Jakes Time and Distance & Yuno Baswir Remembrance

By Editorial Team on August 31, 2018

Nest, by Chris Corson. 16″ x 13″ x 17″. Figure: pit-fired ceramic. Inserts: ceramic, glaze, image transfers. 2018. Courtesy of Studio Gallery.

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Artist’s Reception: Saturday, September 15 from 4pm to 6pm
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First Friday Reception: Friday, September 7 from 6pm to 8pm

 In Relation
Chris Corson
Corson sculpts the human body to explore the human condition. He creates his figures as vessels for inner emotional life, revealing it in every contour and gesture. The works in this show have been pit-fired, adding rich color, sheen and visual depth to the emotional content of his forms.

A video showing the changing emotional content of “All in a Day” is at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRHp1-6vwoY.

Transitions 1, Carolee Jakes. Oil on Canvas. 30″ x 40″. Courtesy of Studio Gallery.

Time and Distance
Carolee Jakes
Carolee Jakes presents a series of paintings inspired by the following poem: “Time / Orders life / Events and places / Are categorized / And stored / In our memories / As we drive westward / Distance stretches before us / And time is / Compressed / Closer to the destination / Farther from the Past…”

7777777 #228, by Yuno D. Baswir. 36″ x 36″, Acrylic on canvas. 2018. Courtesy of Studio Gallery.

Remembrance
Yuno Baswir
Yuno Baswir’s new paintings are the result of his continued exploration and effort to use the act of painting as a way to remember and to praise The Creator. There are two main forms in his latest paintings, namely round shape or circular form, and a straight vertical line. These two forms have specific meanings for him. He takes inspiration from rituals in Islam and verses from the Qur’an, the holy book of Islam.

Gallery Hours:

  • Wednesday – Friday: 1pm to 6pm
  • Saturday: 11am to 6pm

Studio Gallery is located at 2108 R St. NW. For more information and all other inquiries about the Studio Gallery, visit www.studiogallerydc.com.