Reservoir Fiction is the next featured exhibition at E11even 2 gallery opening September 21st from 5p-9p Artist and gallery owner, Billy Nainiger mashes up his favorite Quentin Tarantino films (Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction) in this heist style art display.
Nainiger, known for his pop art influence and mixed media approach to his work, says “I am sticking with a pop art stylistic approach, like my last 2 “movie” shows. I will be focusing on portraits of main characters from both Tarantino films. I think it will relate to countless people since both films are so well known and relative to my generation. It’s interesting to me to take footage from a film and convey it into visual art pieces that hang on a wall.”
Nainiger’s medium can be summed up as “Mixed Media”, but it’s a bit more involved than that. Nainiger states “The portraits consist of many different styles and textures of papers that I cut out by hand with an x-acto knife and then it’s layered for a three dimensional effect. One sheet on top of the next brings the portraits all together. Most pieces also include paint, pastel, image transfer and found objects. I’ve always liked adding many different elements and mediums to my pieces, but the main material is layered paper.”
Opening Reception Friday, September 21, 5-9p
Closing Reception October 19, 5-9p