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Giant Robot, LA: Susie Ghahremani (08.16 - 09.17)

Giant Robot, LA: Susie Ghahremani




THE WILD LIFE
the artist's fifth solo show will feature an extensive collection of over 100 never-before-seen miniature paintings surrounded by a hand-crafted aerial installation. The three-dimensional aspect of the gallery installation will allow visitors to physically experience the world she creates in her paintings for the first time. In this show the subjects of Ghahremani's animal world take on human qualities finding visible comfort in the homes they have built.
The "home life" of a variety of species will be depicted in the collection, including a wide range of dogs, birds and her renowned owls. The theme of this exhibit is heavily inspired by Ghahremani's personal experience volunteering as a wildlife rehabilitator in San Diego, CA. The exhibition is largely composed of gouache paintings on wood tile and wood blocks.  Her work reflects her signature craft-inspired sensibility with dotted lines that mimic stitching and backgrounds that evoke textiles and quilting.



About Susie Ghahremani



Susie Ghahremani is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. Her artwork has appeared in The New York Times, Nickelodeon Magazine, Martha Stewart Kids, and has most recently been featured in work for Chronicle Books, Bank of America, Target Corporation and the highly acclaimed nature book I LOVE DIRT. She has received art awards from American Illustration, the Alternative Pick, and Giant Robot.



August 16 - Sept 17, 2008 // Reception: Saturday  August 16, 2008 //  6:30-10pm



Location: GIANT ROBOT 2062 Sawtelle Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90025
tel: 310.445.9276



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