Cutting Edges

James Verbicky | Kristin Bauer | Pancho Luna | Paul Rousso

November 1 – December 21, 2019

"New York Times Mashup 2", hand sculpted polystyrene, 46 x 71 x 9 inches

"Regular With A Side of Andy", hand sculpted polystyrene, 40 x 75 x 7 inches

The Color of Desire, mixed media & acrylic, 25 x 40 x 10 inches

Through The Wall, mixed media & acrylic, 25 x 44 x 10 inches

The Sidewalk Stamped, mixed media & acrylic, 25 x 40 x 10 inches

The Miruh's Oak, mixed media & acrylic, 25 x 44 x 10 inches

"En Masse", recycled felted plastic & powder coated steel, 22 x 108 inches

However, acrylic on on plexiglass, 56 x 48 inches (15 x 13 inches each)

Mindstream 40, mixed media- resin on wood, 48 inches diameter 

Mindstream 32, mixed media- resin on wood, 48 inches diameter 

Mindstream 41, mixed media- resin on wood, 60 inches diameter 

Citta Samantha Diptych 249, mixed media- resin on wood, 45 x 60 inches

Attaquer 12, mixed media- resin on wood, 30 x 30 inches 

Press Release

 With the rise of e-books and digital versions of newspapers and magazines, the way we receive information has been drastically altered. Paper media is relegated to the recycling bin and rapidly becoming extinct, while the perceptual experience of reading on an illuminated screen is increasingly common.

Cutting Edges is a group exhibition featuring four artists, all of whom use text and literary images in innovative ways to convey their message. How and why they use words varies, resulting in quite a different experience of their message. Some have nostalgia for typography and graphic design elements - the remaining aesthetics of print media that still surrounds us.

Recycling and recombining not only media materials; books, newspapers and advertising, but words and phrases, these artists use collage, printing and sculptural casting to reflect on the chaotic barrage of images that compose our world.