Searching for Something that Isn’t There
November 15th - December 2nd, 2018
Opening Reception: November 15th, 6-8 PM
AFA Gallery is proud to present a collection of new works by vinyl artist, painter, and muralist Stickymonger. This exhibition of 15 paintings on canvas is a departure from the artist’s previous monumental vinyl works, which have been the hallmark of her public art installations in New York City. Stickymonger is currently working in a studio space at the World Trade Center, a location which has also served as a canvas for her work. The space has been sponsored by the World Trade Center.
After embellishing the windows of the 69th floor of the World Trade Center building with her signature vinyl stickers during the “Street Art in the Sky” exhibition, Stickymonger completed two large-scale murals for the recently-launched World Trade Center street art park. Now, for her latest body of work at AFA Gallery, Stickymonger explores a new medium: water-based spray paint. With this new medium comes unique painting technique which has transformed the artist’s line from the clean, crisp style she is known for, to a more spontaneous, abstract line, which is unpredictable and full of expression. The work’s subject matter, enhanced by this new medium, depicts frosty environments and cozy characters bundled up in the midst of winter: the artist’s favorite season.