621 Gallery Presents:
by Perdita Ross
OPENING RECEPTION | October 1st, 2021 | Doors Open at 6:00 PM
EXHIBITION DATES | 10.01.2021- 10.31.2021
ARTIST TALKS | October 16th from 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Thursday, October 28th at 7:00 PM
SPECIAL WORKSHOPS BY PERDITA ROSS | October 2nd, 1:00 – 4:00 PM | October 3rd, 1:00-5:00 PM
I believe in the experimental nature of art and the creative process. Making art is my daily work and it challenges me in ways that push the limit of what I know and what I am interested in learning more about. Art methods and materials are choices that give an idea form and function. It is the starting point for a visual concept to emerge into something with a life of its own and that discovery can be something unexpected. In my opinion, there is nothing more satisfying than that. I was watching an art interview on Youtube and I liked what Robert Rauschenberg said, “If you know something, your information is useless unless you share it.”
Since the 1980’s my focus has been to make immersive black-light environments. That is how I came to find my passion for making art with people. Collaborative art gives me joy because sharing a concept and developing it inspires everyone individually through a collective experience. Relational aesthetics relies on community participation and interaction with the audience which gives my artwork its direction.
The Shape Painting Method A Social Art Technique:
Paper Making and Collage Constructions made from painted cardboard boxes.
Saturday, October 2nd, 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Sunday, October 3rd, 1:00 – 5:00 PM
The Shape Painting workshops will demonstrate how to use the painted cardboard paper from a box painting event to create collage compositions under mixed light and full UV light/black-light.