SEATTLE & SAN FRANCISCO///CATCHING UP WITH GEOFF McFETRIDGE…
Graphic design & fine art powerhouse GEOFF McFETRIDGE is a force of nature, consistently pulling off incredibly compelling installations in an oftentimes-static art scene. Such is the case with both of the young artist's current exhibitions (in radically different scales) at Seattle's OLYMPIC SCULPTURE PARK and the fantastic MOLLUSK SURF SHOP in San Francisco. Creating a massive landscape of sculptural and printed works for the long-term installation "In The Mind" in Seattle that opened late last month, McFetridge's bold imagery creates a playful environment—the centerpiece of which is a huge and amazing blue trumpet/bicycle sculpture—that is daunting in its scale. In contrast, the artist's exhibit "Bury Me in the Sand" in San Francisco is a much smaller-scale but equally compelling one nonetheless. Featuring a large array of hand-drawn and printed works along with custom skateboards, McFetridge's Mollusk show is a very intimate, personal affair, with the artist's hand evident in all the works on display. HAVE A LOOK:
MOLLUSK SUF SHOP SAN FRANCISCO (Photos by Solitary Arts):
- 05/15/2014 • ON EXHIBIT | UP CLOSE WITH JEFF KOONS’ $28 MILLION DOLLAR POPEYE
- 05/14/2014 • OPENINGS | SAM FRIEDMAN’S “EASY” AT LIBRARY STREET COLLECTIVE, DETROIT
- 05/04/2014 • “CITY AS CANVAS: GRAFFITI ART FROM THE THE MARTIN WONG COLLECTION” AT THE MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
- 04/13/2014 • BARRY McGEE, DAN MURPHY, & ISAAC TIN WEI LIN’S “DEPARTMENT OF NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES” AT FLEISHER/OLLMAN
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