Mistakes Making Traits. Through painting and digital video, the artist depicts mechanical apparatus' to resemble living organisms functioning in architectural environments full of danger, beauty, and comedy.
Lennon Michalski's work has been shown internationally in group shows in Mexico, Colombia, and China. He is a painter and digital video artist from Kentucky. Michalski earned his Master of Fine Arts degree in Painting and Digital Media from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Since graduating Lennon’s imagery conveys atmospheres full of danger, beauty, and comedy, with strange machines, surreal animals, and abstract figures. Lennon was recently named one of the top 100 Southern Artists by Oxford American. He presently teaches in the College of Art at University of Kentucky.
Mistakes Making Traits is a visual exploration of how our culture is quickly merging with technology. Michalski's imagery conveys worlds where the line between organic and machine becomes blurred, giving birth to fictitious creatures. Through painting and digital video, he depicts mechanical apparatus' to resemble living organisms functioning in architectural environments full of danger, beauty, and comedy. The artist's unique application of medium adds to the wonder and complexity of his work.
Image: Lennon Michalski, Alvin Searching for One More, water based pigment and mediums on canvas, 60' x 60', 2011
Reception and First Friday Trolley Hop: Friday, August 3, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Cressman Center for Visual Arts
100 E. Main Street - Louisville, KY 40202
Gallery Hours: Wed. - Fri., 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.; & 1st Fri., 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.