This exhibition opens on Friday, February 2nd, 7:00–9:00 PM
Exhibition runs through Sunday, February 18th, 2018
Saturdays and Sundays, 12 to 4 pm,
or by appointment.
“Pillar of Smoke” is a narrative painting series that describes a disjointed post-modern mythology. It follows the journey of the Ghost Child, a cloaked melancholic figure trapped in an ever-changing environment that shifts between the metaphysical and the abstract. Using layered surfaces and repetitive symbols the Ghost Child traverses its environment confronting themes of isolation, loss, and environmental change.
Viewers are invited to enter the story with their own interpretation of the implied narratives, while seeing them through the lens of their own experiences.
Kyle Labinsky is a Canadian artist based in Victoria BC. He studied at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver Canada, where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Kyle is currently a member of a Victoria-West-based artist group that work and show together at errant artSpace. Over the past five years he has exhibited work at Gallery 1580, the Slideroom Gallery, and in numerous group shows including “Ruse” at The Atrium during Integrate Arts Festival 2016.