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Exploring Axis Mundi: The Still Point At The Center Of The Turning Universe

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Where Earth Meets Sky, 2012 Acrylic and Mixed Media 24" X 24"
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Cosmic Axis, 2012 Acrylic and Mixed Media 30" X 11"
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Temporalis Intersectus, 2012 Graphite on Paper 12" X 9"
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Mercurial Lapis, 2012 Graphite on Paper 12" X 9"
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The Shining Point Where All Lines Intersect, 2012 Acrylic and Mixed Media 26" X 26"
Exploring Axis Mundi: The Still Point At The Center Of The Turning Universe

2124 North Damen Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60647
February 24th, 2012 - March 24th, 2012
Opening: February 24th, 2012 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://tonyfitzpatrick.com
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
North Side
PHONE:  
773-342-5381
OPEN HOURS:  
Monday-Saturday, 10am-5pm
TAGS:  
mixed-media, conceptual, realism, surrealism

DESCRIPTION

"Exploring Axis Mundi: The Still Point At The Center Of The Turning Universe" by Jason Brammer

"Exploring Axis Mundi: The Still Point At The Center Of The Turning Universe", a solo exhibition by Chicago artist Jason Brammer opens at Firecat Projects on Friday, February 24th. The exhibit will debut a brand new series of mixed media paintings and graphite drawings inspired by symbology, alchemy, and spiritual iconography. At the core of the show is the concept of Axis Mundi (meaning, “axis of the world”), which has been thought of as a portal between the earthly and heavenly realms in various religious and mythological traditions.

WHEN:
Opening Reception (public invited): Friday, February 24, 2012 from 7pm to 10pm
Artist Talk (public invited): Saturday, March 10, 2012 at 2pm
Exhibition: Through Saturday, March 24, 2012
Regular Hours: Monday - Saturday 10am to 4pm; or by appointment

WHERE:
Firecat Projects
2124 N. Damen Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647
Phone: 773-342-5381
Website:  http://www.firecatprojects.org/

ABOUT JASON BRAMMER:
Jason Brammer is a visual artist and painter based in Chicago, IL.  Brammer resides in Chicago’s Logan Square community and has a studio in the Ukrainian Village.  His art education includes studies at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, GA and at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. Brammer has been featured in numerous local and national art exhibitions and has also created site-specific installations and murals for a variety of venues, including a recent commissioned public mural in Rogers Park, Chicago. Learn more and see artwork by Jason Brammer at jasonbrammer.com.