Show dates: July 11th – July 30th, 2014
Opening Reception: July 11th, 6–9pm
The art for this show is from the Random Robot Attacks series focusing on a sub category called Tesseractory Factory. This body of w ork is composed of patterned kinetic color chaos interw oven with personal iconic images that represent humans and human emotion. Tesseractory Factory deals w ith the decisions we do or do not make, the consequences, and fight to resolve balance in our life.
About the Artist:
CJ is from Pittsburgh originally. He attended West Liberty State College and West Virginia University where upon completion of each undergraduate college, he received a B.S. in Graphic Design and a B.F.A. in Painting, respectively.
CJ went on to graduated school at Northern Illinois University, receiving his Masters in Painting studying under Gordon Dorn, Josh Kind, and Ben Mahmoud. He has completed many public art projects in Chicago such as one of the 2012 Ryder cup large-scale golf balls displayed on Michigan Avenue and two five foot Chicago Fire Hydrants displayed at various fire housed in Chicago. Recently he has collaborated with INDIEWALLS for two fantastic public art projects in Chicago.
One of CJs’ pieces won the Alice & Arthur Baer Award in October 2013. Early in 2014 Fulton Market Kitchen gave CJ the opportunity to hang (as well as sell art) with other great Chicago artists such as Erik Debat, Hebru Brantley, Rory Coyne, Franklin Riley, and Dominic Sansone.
About Morpho Gallery:
Morpho Gallery prides itself in seeking talented artists who are on the cusp of being discovered by the mainstream art community. We invite local artists to exhibit their work in a creative and non-competitive atmosphere where artistic experimentation and development are encouraged.
By creating a blank palette inside the gallery, we offer infinite possibilities for an array of colors, textures and media to come together. Morpho Gallery also offers leasing packages at affordable rates to groups and individuals who wish to stage their own shows.