Comfort & Joy
Coinciding with the holiday season and New Year, Comfort and Joy asks artists for work reflecting happiness, serenity, and peace. Open to all media, this exhibition will be a relief from the hectic nature of year’s end, and a warm welcome to the new decade.
About the Juror:
The rolling hills of Missouri come to life in the imagination of the artist, illuminating a moment in time past. Drawing on the legacy of 1930's regionalist painters Thomas H. Benton and Grant Wood, Bryan Haynes continues New Regionalism into the twenty first century. Since graduating of the Art Center College of Design in 1983 his artwork has been represented by Bernstein & Andriulli in New York, Ron Sweet in San Francisco, and Foster Represents in St. Louis.
Recent corporate and institutional commissions include murals and large scale paintings for; The Kauffman Foundation in Kansas City, The Missouri Botanical Garden’s permanent collection, The Westward Expansion Memorial Museum at the Arch, Novus International Inc., and the Danforth Plant Science Center. Additional patrons include Disney, Estee Lauder, Warner Bros., Toblerone – Switzerland, Universal Studios, IBM, Nike, Sony Music Corp., and Anheser Busch.
Gallery representation includes; American Legacy Gallery, Kansas City; Augusta Wood Ltd., Augusta; Kodner Gallery of Ladue; Manitou Galleries, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Maxwell Alexander Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
Date: December 20, 2019 - January 24, 2020