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Zach Johnsen 2013
Zach Johnsen 2013
May 17PREPARING FOR THE HOUSE OF UNCOMMONS...The House of Uncommons is the title of a new solo exhibition I'm working towards this summer. The body of work is basically a fantasy government i'm creating out of the natural and spiritual world. Modeling it opposite the UK Parliamentary system (and thusly the US government structure), the House of Uncommons is the Queens Royal Opposition and has yet to be formally recognized. My duty as an artist is to depict each member of this secret society and explain each role. The exhibition will be entirely new paintings on canvas and wood as well as installation work. It opens August 1, 2013 at Hellion Gallery in Portland, Oregon.
Photos by Adam Amengual.
Mar 28TRAGIC HEROESTragic Heroes Exhibition
I'm pleased to announce my curatorial debute with a new exhibition titled "Tragic Heroes". The exhibition will showcase illustrative work by emerging artists whose work encapsulates the idea of the tragic hero. Both in subject matter and style, this show will explore how the concept of the tragic hero is depicted off stage and in art today. From the suicidal to the self depricating, the hero of this show is the tragically ugly, the miscalculated and ultimately, the loser with the best intentions. Join us in celebrating the culture of the under rated... April 6th, 2013 in Costa Mesa, CA at As Issued art/book store from 7-10pm. Show runs through May 5th, 2013.
Featuring works by John Lupo Avanti, Morgaine Faye, J. Shea, Zach Johnsen, Eatcho, Jeremiah Maddock, Marion Bolognesi, Linsey Levendall and David Wien.
More info at www.asissued.com and www.asissued.blogspot.com
Sep 17ACID REFLUX UPDATE PART 2Acid Reflux opens friday, Sept 21st at MOHS gallery in Copenhagen, Denmark. I have one room in the 5 room gallery dedicated to all new large scale drawings on paper. Here is the second installment of progress shots as the work was being created.