Observation & Imagination
- April 29, 2019
-- Due to popular demand Observation & Imagination
exhibition has been extended at Royse Contemporary through May 25, 2019. This group exhibition examines the ideas of observation verses imagination, reflecting upon the artists perspective and creative process. Showcasing an eclectic selection of work from thirteen noteworthy artists: Cherie Buck-Hutchison, Angel Cabrales, Charmagne Coe, Bill Dambrova, Lee Davis, Cam DeCaussin, Gennaro Garcia, Rafael Navarro, Dan Pederson, Daniel Shepherd, Marilyn Szabo, Casey Wakefield, and Scott "ColorOrgy" Wolf.
Typically, one would define "Observation"
in art as drawing or painting from life, while "Imagination"
emphasizes the artist's ability to produce images and ideas without any immediate input of the senses. Owner/Curator, Nicole Royse has selected artists who both typify and transcend these categories, creating powerful work that offers a distinctive voice, mastery of medium, and unique perspective. This exhibition highlights a dynamic selection of work with artists working in an array of mediums including collage, drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, and mixed media. Observation & Imagination
aims to create a dialog and connection with these artists, highlighting their use of imagery, engaging styles, and strong voice.
Royse Contemporary will host an Artist Reception for Observation & Imagination
on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 6:00-10:00pm, coinciding with the weekly Scottsdale ArtWalk. The evening will feature an opportunity to meet the artist's and curator, along with light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments. Observation & Imagination
will be on display at Royse Contemporary through May 25, 2019.
Royse Contemporary is located in the Scottsdale Arts District in the Marshall Square complex at 7077 E. Main Street, Suite 6, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 (located on the south side of Main Street just west of Marshall Way). Royse Contemporary is open Tuesday, Friday 9:30-1:30pm, Thursday 6:00-9:00pm, and Saturday 11:00am-4:00pm. For more information about Royse Contemporary or our featured artists visit roysecontemporary.c (http://roysecontemporary.com/
). Direct all media inquiries to owner/curator, Nicole Royse at Nicole@nicoleroyse.com
or (602) 810-3449.