YELLOW SPRINGS — Regional painter, photographer and graphic artist Greg Alan Jankowski will fill the digital gallery of the Yellow Springs Art Council with his color-cloaked first pictures next thirty day period. The digital exhibit operates from April 1 to April 30, with a digital reception at 7 p.m. April 16 at.
Jankowski, a Dayton indigenous, has been a training artist due to the fact the age of 10, when he landed his initial job painting a barber’s signal. Jankowski inherited an enjoyment about life, inventive creativeness, inquisitive mother nature and still left-handedness from his father. He credits his parents’ loving upbringing and encouragement for providing him the foundation to investigate life’s adventures, as he has been a part of rock and roll bands, the United States Air Force, advertising careers in Chicago, and has labored as a fitness trainer, inventor, creator and equilibrium educator.
Household introduced him back again to Dayton in July 2019, just just before the Oregon District taking pictures. That occasion influenced his painting produced with red and blue hues, “Proper Mourning.”
Jankowski stated in the gallery announcement that the information he likes to carry to his artwork is both equally complimentary and counter to the notion of joyfully taking part in the sorrows of the entire world.
“Look and ye shall find joy. And if you can’t locate enough, make some. That is what I test to do with each individual piece of art no make a difference how light-weight or heavy the issue make a difference,” he said. “Find joy, find specific truths and share with your fellow person.”
Jankowski’s operate highlights his adore of line, color, typography and composition. He employs the prepared phrase to get the viewer’s attention, so he can interact them with emotions of marvel, encouragement, and the prospective of what it implies to truly be alive, as illustrated by his function, “Owl Discussion.” Though his life’s adventures led to some pauses in his painting occupation, he is now totally immersed in the painting entire world and as prolonged as he can keep a brush, will go on to pride himself on getting capable to appreciate the experience.
Since the actual physical gallery is shut, Jankowski’s works will be introduced on the Yellow Springs Arts Council website in slideshow format. At the reception, he will lead us on a digital stroll by means of the gallery even though giving far more element and context for his get the job done, and will conclusion with a Q&A session.
The exhibit can be considered at https://www.ysartscouncil.org/gallery/.