As part of an exhibition on view through June 25, ATHICA@Ciné will hold an artist reception for its featured artist, Joseph Leone. Leone, a painter and musician, mixes oil on canvas to create abstract, organic scenes informed by his education in horticulture. “Through my work, I hope to communicate a sense of tranquility, joy and wonder that transcends the obvious,” says Leone. The exhibit, entitled “Inner Forms,” features some of Leone’s most organic compositions, with hazy dreamscapes of half-remembered animal silhouettes or plant matter just barely peeking into perception, before disappearing once again. “The result that I strive for is to create something intriguing to examine on every inch of the canvas,” says Leone. “This richness of detail allows the paintings to continue to reveal themselves over time.”
WHO: Joseph Leone
WHEN: Thursday, May 11, 6 p.m.
HOW MUCH: FREE!
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