We are celebrating opening night of Narratives in the Clouds and Surreal Fractured Space with an Austin casual cocktail party September 27th at 7:00 PM at Exposure Fine Art Gallery & Studio. The exhibit continues the following Saturday September 28th from 1:00PM to 6:00PM.
This show features new works from Tom Suhler's evolving production now entering its third year.
"This current production keeps growing and generating different genres," Suhler explained. "What started as an exploration of life in the clouds has led to collections inspired by Plato's Symposium and by Marcos Vitruvius' proportions of the human body which inspired da Vinci."
In April the production took another unexpected turn when he was hit with an idea of how he could continue creating narratives but in a fractured surreal space. The idea was inspired by particle physics, string theory, the nature of consciousness, and more.
Suhler collaborates with members of Austin's elite dance community as the dancers assume character roles in his single-image narratives.
"Dancers are great artists to work with in creating still narratives," Suhler said. "In dance, they portray characters while expressing ideas and emotions through movement and form -- that's exactly what we are striving for."
All the photographs are created on set without the use of Photoshop or other digital manipulation software.
This will be the final show in Exposure Fine Art Gallery & Studio at its current location. Come help us celebrate as we move from our home of the last 7 years. Exposure will be relocating to a yet to be determined location.
About Tom Suhler
Tom Suhler is a multidisciplinary artist living in Austin, Texas. Relationships are at the core of his images. Relationships between characters and the worlds they inhabit. The images strive to create a statement that on the surface is engagingly beautiful but also reveals deeper layers of mystery, grace and story that the viewer can imagine with emotions and intellect. His creative process includes shaping real world environments for characters to explore and engage, making digital manipulation of these images unnecessary.View Map