Alterrealsim: Joanna Salska
Mon - Thu, through Apr 5, 3 - 4 pm
art gallery PKULTRA Belltown (Seattle)
This is an in-person event
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The following description was submitted by the event organizer."Alterrealism", Joanna Salska, selected images, dimensions variable, Joanna Salska is a painter and a founding member of a new interdisciplinary art movement, Alterrealism, which is described as “…a cultural movement with the purpose of accentuating [in a variety of artistic mediums] the fluid connection between the subconscious and conscious worlds”, She says, “the scraps of paper are like stones for a stonemason: they tell me what to do and how to fit them together…”, Salska adds geometric vocabulary and gesturally portrayed content from earlier landscape paintings, evoking fleeting memories, dialogues hidden within formal structures, hinting at a narrative from the artist’s own subconscious, thus, Salska’s work displays ethereal strength—a provocative combination, Salska divides her time between Warsaw, Poland and Berkeley, CA, her work has been shown at Foster Goldstrom Fine Arts, Allrich Gallery, PII Gallery, Roshkowska Galleries and others, Salska was invited twice to Beijing Biennale, and her paintings are in many collections, including Beijing Museum, Bonino collection, Yaddo, Washington Museum of Women in the Arts, and many others.