We are happy to announce Midori, an exhibition by Wenting Tao, as a result of her activity during her stay at Studio Kura.
Wenting Tao is an art student at Swarthmore College, PA, USA. At Swarthmore she studied photography, painting and graphic design, and has held school level solo exhibitions.
She is interested in the exploring pictorial gestures with temperamental qualities, and how certain honest treatments of common faults like vulgarity, disgrace and fear can serve as a remedy to the modern mind’s illusions of perfectionism, refusal of mortality and denial of ego.
Here are some words from the artist herself.
Some words about the exhibition: In this series of paintings I aim to achieve a sense of emotional relaxation through an embrace of nervous lines and impulsive colors, while also playing with their relationship to the recorded reality. I incorporated organic patterns found serendipitously in nature around Studio Kura to further loosen up conscious control. The environment of Itoshima has been helping me to free myself up, and I hope my images will bring feelings to the viewer.
Wenting Tao “Midori”
Date: August 27 (Saturday) & 28 (Sunday), 11:00 to 19:00, free entrance
* We will hold an artist talk and opening party on Saturday the 27th, starting at 16:30.
* The exhibition by Nancy Ryan Keeling will be held during the same exhibition period.