The Aloft BWI hotel and The Chesapeake Arts Center is holding a Free Meet the Artist Reception featuring Brennan Kizer-Ball on Thursday, July 24, 2014 from 5:30-7:30 pm at the Aloft BWI Hotel located at 1741 W. Nursery Rd, Linthicum, Maryland, 21090. Brennan is a student at The Performing and Visual Arts Magnet Program in Anne Arundel County Public Schools.
The Aloft BWI hotel’s main lobby features the art of Brennan throughout the month of July. During the reception, friends and family will be able to enjoy free appetizers and cash bar from 5:30-7:30pm, while viewing Brennan Kizer-Ball’s artwork.
Brennan Kizer- Ball (1997, Annapolis MD) creates mixed media artworks and conceptual artworks. The pieces being displayed are from his series “Post depressions’”, which explores conflict, confrontation and recovery. On each diptych (a piece of art work with two separate halves, or pieces) the piece on left symbolizes conflict, whereas the piece on the right symbolizes recovery or a more self-actualizing state.
By examining the ambiguity and origination via retakes and variations, Kizer Ball touches various overlapping themes and strategies. Several reoccurring subject matter can be recognized, such as a relation with subject matter, pop culture figures and media, working with repetition, provocation and the investigation of the process of expectations.
In this series he uses object-symbolism to represent the conflict and conquering specific to each figure being portrayed. Through his deeper use of concept and symbolism he likes to involve the viewer in a way that is deeper conceptually and believes in the idea of reaction following form in a work.
His mixed media and spray paint artwork shows conceptual fluidity as well as direct form. This results in the fact that the artist can easily imagine his own interpretation without being hindered by external abnormalities. By using themes such as internal confrontation, internal and external conflict and identity, he tries to increase the dynamic between audience and artist by objectifying emotions and investigating the duality that develops through different interpretations.
For more info visit http://www.chesapeakearts.org/gallery
If You Go
What: “Meet the Artist” reception with Brennan Kizer-Ball, Exhibit at the Aloft BWI Hotel
When: Thursday, July 24, 2014. Show at 5:30pm | Ends at 7:30pm
Where: Aloft BWI Hotel located at 1741 West Nursery Road, Linthicum, Maryland (P)
Cost: FREE ADMISSIONS