Our very own Web Designer Brandon Pence will be having his first solo exhibit this Friday, Oct. 29th at the Full Circle Gallery in Fort Walton Beach, FL. We are proud of his many accomplishments as an artist and excited to go see “…and all that could have been…” Below is the official press release:
Local artist, Brandon Pence, announces his solo art exhibit entitled, “…and all that could have been…”. The exhibit will be held at Full Circle Gallery in Fort Walton Beach, FL. from October 29th to November 21st, 2010. There will be an opening reception on October 29th from 6:00pm-9:00pm, with the artist talk at 7:30pm. He will discuss the developed graphic design skills and his experimenting with three-dimensional mediums. Pence hopes to create an experience to get people thinking and questioning.
“I’m very excited about this opportunity. I am pushing myself as an artist to create pieces outside of my comfort zone for this exhibit,” says Pence. “This is a collection of never before seen work made exclusively for this exhibit as well as a physical manifestation of my evolution as an artist.”
This is Pence’s first foray into sculpture and three-dimensional art as a whole. He will be constructing a life-size wooden cross and incorporating a female form comprised entirely of broken glass, crucified to it. Although this may be a sensitive subject to some people, the cross symbolizes a specific meaning to the artist as he hopes to open the minds of his viewers. Pence says, “I want people to think. This exhibit isn’t meant to offend; it’s meant to invoke thought.”
The 25 year old self-taught digital artist has attracted a niche following for his graphically enhanced photographic narratives. He captures portraits in a unique and intense way, posing his subjects against light and dark color contrasts. The eclectic, passionate tones of Pence? art clearly reflect his musical inspirations such as David Bowie, Johnny Rotten and Sascha Konietzko, as well as European artist Neil Duerden.