ART BETS: Connie Bostic

ART BETS: Connie Bostic-attachment0

It is not often that an artist has two solo shows exhibiting at the same time in the same town, but this month Connie Bostic exhibits The Gun Show at Flood Gallery and The Sacred Grove at 5 Walnut Wine Bar. In spite of their disparate subject matter, the shows are actually quite similar in that they demonstrate Bostic’s understated approach to material and her penchant for working in series. Her works of art are modest in spite of their straightforward subject matter. The paintings of The Gun Show were produced more than a decade ago. They’re culled from five distinct series, including swarthy still lifes in oil and delicate watercolors depicting the conspicuous contents of ladies’ handbags. Then there is a series of tiny paintings of stick figures, naively rendered, whose flurry of gunfire looks like red stitching. At 5 Walnut, depictions of trees are captured in charcoal, conte, oils and watercolor. They are personified in the stance of their trunks and the twist of their austere branches.
Both shows are up through March 31.

SHARE
About Webmaster
Mountain Xpress Webmaster Follow me @MXWebTeam

Before you comment

The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.

Leave a Reply

To leave a reply you may Login with your Mountain Xpress account, connect socially or enter your name and e-mail. Your e-mail address will not be published. All fields are required.