The Nature of Balance: A conversation with landscape painter Kathy Gore Fuss

Thursday, April 19, 12:30-1:30 pm
Geo Studio, Gage Capitol Hill
ArtTalk with Gary Faigin, Artistic Director, Gage Academy of Art

Kathy Gore Fuss is a painter who is committed to working on the spot, and is often found at work in the woods or on the docks (capturing imagery of trees get shipped to China). Join Gary as he talks with Kathy, who will show photos of her process, set-up, and resulting paintings. Kathy is from Olympia, WA and exhibits work at Koplin Del Rio Gallery in Pioneer Square.

 

Observing the Observers: Klara Glosova Casts a Fresh Eye
A conversation with Gary Faigin
Capitol Cider Performance Space
Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 6:30 pm

Stranger Genius Award nominee and Gage instructor Klara Glosova may paint the familiar – soccer parents on the sideline being a recent, and notable example – but she brings a decidedly unfamiliar perspective to her subject matter. Growing up in Eastern Europe, she is both fascinated and amused by our local rituals, clothing, and practices, which she interprets using painterly tools from the modernist toolkit (expressive paint and colors, written language, freeform compositions), while remaining true to representation as her core language. What sort of balancing act does her work entail, and where is it heading?