Friday, November 7, 2008

"A Passive Aggressive Response to Depression"
Paintings and Sculptures by David Bodhi Boylan
at Wabi Sabi Warehouse

Exhibition dates: December 5th-January 10th
Opening Reception: Friday, December 5th, 7-10pm
Dancing between painting, sculpture and performance art, David Bodhi Boylan 's "A Passive Aggressive Response to Depression" is a multifaceted exhibition coming to IAC's Wabi Sabi Warehouse.

David Bodhi Boylan's large paintings deal with the depressive nature of growing up in a small town in the United States. He works with images from memory, depicting the landscape of his childhood in upstate New York, as well as from his current small town home of Wilmington, NC. Boylan is also motivated by the second hand domestic goods he encounters through his work with Habitat for Humanity. "A Passive Aggressive Response to Depression" includes sculpture that resembles furniture and household items reconstructed with discarded materials such as garbage bags and photocopies. Unconventional materials and symbolic elements of design contribute to the breaking down of traditional boundaries between art and functional design. These works challenge us to redefine "furniture".

Please join us on Friday, December 5th, from 7-10pm, for a reception with the artist, and also tour the artist's studio, housed in Wabi Sabi Warehouse.

David Bodhi Boylan has been shown artwork in Boston, MA; Brooklyn, NY; Cleveland, OH; and Quebec City, Quebec. He has recently returned from a month long artist residency at the Vermont Studio Center. This is his first solo exhibition.

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