Monday, October 5, 2009
Jason Amick presents NEW WORKS
(Above: Isaac. Oil on panel by Jason Amick. 9 1/2" x 14 1/2". Click on image to enlarge.)
Jason Amick presents “New Works” exhibition
at Gallery 80808 in Columbia, SC
808 Lady Street in Columbia's arts and cultural district
RECEPTION: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9 from 5 - 9
Additional Gallery hours:
Sunday, Oct. 11 from 1 - 5
and by appointment on Saturday, Oct. 10 and Monday, Oct. 11
Call : (803)629-3827
Columbia native Jason Amick will present "Jason Amick: New Works", a solo exhibition of paintings, monotypes and etchings at Gallery 80808 in Columbia, SC. The exhibition will hang from Friday, October 9th through Monday, October 12th. An opening reception will be held from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Friday, October 9th. Themes of sacrifice, redemption, faith, and obedience are the subject matter for this recent body of paintings and prints largely drawn from the Old and New Testaments of the Bible.
Painting and drawing from a young age, Jason Amick received early recognition for his work. In high school his painting won "Best in Show" for the SC Scholastic Art & Writing Awards and was exhibited in Washington, DC. In college Amick again won "Best in Show" for the 1998 University of South Carolina Student Art Exhibition. In 1999 he was honored with the Edmund Yaghjian Undergraduate of the Year Award and received his BFA in studio art. Amick spent two weeks working in Europe while participating in the 2004 German/American Artist Exchange in Columbia's sister city Kaiserslautern, Germany. Amick has work is in private collections in the South Eastern United States and Germany. He lives in Lexington, SC with his wife and daughters.
(Above: Tobit by Jason Amick. Monotype. 6" x 4". Click on image to enlarge.)
For more information visit www.jasonamick.com. To view other images t be on display, please click HERE!