July 23rd, 2011: G.R. N'Namdi Gallery presents 'In The Light', a group exhibition that will depict a unique collection of artists with an eclectic use of themes and mediums. The artists, coming from all parts of the United States, exude their distinct talents through drawing, painting, sculpture, collage, and recycled materials. G.R. N'Namdi Gallery will host a Saturday Stroll SATURDAY, JULY 22n3, 2011 from 12:00pm - 4:00pm at 110 N. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607.
This exhibition proudly presents ROBERT COLESCOTT, an abstract artist who allowed the viewer to focus on the movement of the paint itself, while analyzing the work for its enigmatic narratives. RICHARD MAYHEW, a painter of Native American and African American descent whose works have revolutionized the depiction of the American landscape by capturing the experience rather than the literal appearance of his subject. GREGORY COATES, a High Modernism enthusiast whose passion for raw materials conveys his inspiration from street art attitudes. RADCLIFFE BAILEY, who creates lavish painterly homages to the African American experience in the form of socially inflected, and somewhat elegiac sculptural wall assemblages. SAM GILLIAM, America's foremost Color Field
Painter and Lyrical Abstractionist
s, whose painterly abstraction concerns itself with saturated color and a highly improvisational and spontaneous technique. NEHA VEDPATHAK, an Indian artist who depicts minimalist forms while experimenting with techniques to reinvent herself, stating that she uses painting as a means of expression and interaction to reach spirituality. DEBORAH DANCY, an abstractionist who seeks to examine the tension between reality and the imagined. PEREZ CELIS, internationally recognized for his paintings, sculptures, murals and engravings. ED CLARK, an abstract expressionist painter famous for his powerful brush stroke, large canvases, and use of vibrant color. FRANK BOWLING, who executes oils mainly in earthy pigments infused with miscellaneous extraneous materials, evidenced distinctly social and political narratives. BERNARD WILLIAMS, a Chicago native who incorporates signs and symbols which are collected and arranged in order tospeak about the complexities of history and human development and movement through the ages.