"Etch": A Conversation Between Two Art Forms
Flame Run exhibits work of illustrator/printmaker Justin Kamerer and glass artists Rick Schneider and Nikki Vahle
Louisville, KY (I-Newswire) January 10, 2013 - "Etch" is meant to be a conversation between art forms. The show will be held at Flame Run Glass Art Gallery February 7 through March 30 and combines the work of illustrator/printmaker Justin Kamerer and glass artists Rick Schneider and Nikki Vahle.
Their work includes intricately etched designs that make bold statements. It relies on cultural influences and can include exciting and sometimes cynical narratives that recall alternative comic book artists.
"Some art speaks to each other even if they are not the same medium," said Gallery Director Tiffany Ackerman, who organized the show. "You put these artists together and they make a nice conversation."
Kamerer, from Louisville, is a rock star in the world of printing and illustration. He has designed posters, merchandise and album covers for Guns and Roses, Cher, Paul McCartney, Ashlee Simpson, Faith No More, and many others. His work includes a wheat paste installation at the Facebook Headquarters in Palo Alto he made last March. He owns Crackhead Press with a business partner.
Schneider runs the art glass program at Anoka Ramsey Community College in Coon Rapids, a suburb of Minneapolis. He and Vahle, a printmaker who is also his wife, have been collaborating for 14 years. Schneider said their work is influenced by the narrative style of banded ancient Greek pottery, comic books and his working-class background. Much of the work tells a story: For example, a sculpture of a firefighter includes an image of a firefighter in front of a burning building.
About Flame Run
About Flame Run:
Flame Run, owned by Brook Forrest White, Jr. of Louisville, is located at 8 More..15 W. Market Street, just steps away from the Louisville Slugger Museum, the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, and the Louisville Science Center. Flame Run at Glassworks showcases contemporary and original glass creations. It also includes a working glass-blowing hot shop, welding shop, gift shop, gallery, and an offering of classes for beginning glass artists. Hours are: Monday through Friday 10am to 4pm, Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment. Log on to www.flamerun.com or call (502) 584-5353 for more information.
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Published On:January 10, 2013
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