Brian Mashburn - Present Tense
Present Tense, a solo exhibition of new paintings by Brian Mashburn, reflects the artist’s interest in our current state of affairs and conflicts and cleavages as they relate to environmental, social and political concerns. This is Mashburn’s first solo exhibition outside the United States.
Opening Night: Saturday, Nov 30, from 6pm – 9pm. Free entry.
This exhibition runs from December 1 to December 22. It runs concurrently with the solo shows, Annita Maslov's Arcana and Erika Sanada's Hideaway.
Mashburn notes that the paintings in Present Tense tend to have a post-apocalyptic feel about them. While this for the most part was not his intention, it is perhaps an understandable side effect of addressing some of the chaos and concerns of our times. For example, research published in the journal Science in September 2019 showed a decline of nearly 3 billion birds across the United States and Canada since 1970. While this research...