Join Five Points for a Virtual Artist Talk featuring artists Bob Chaplin, Susan Hoffman Fishman & Jennifer Sabella on Friday, December 03, at 6:00PM.
Moderated by artist Jessica Fallis.
The talk will give viewers a deeper look into the artists’ exhibitions, their artistic process and general background in the arts.
Bob Chaplin’s exhibition “Hortophilia” consists of concept drawings of his Woodland-Meadow Parterre installation on the grounds of Five Points Art Center in Torrington, CT among other Parterre installations across the globe. Chaplin hopes to inspire a dialogue about the apparent chaos of nature and man’s preoccupation with trying to structure and tame the natural world.
Susan Hoffman Fishman’s paintings represent an abstract and liberal interpretation of what scientists have determined actually happened at the creation of the planet and for the billions of years that followed. The installation of 39 paintings on paper each measuring 30 inches by 15 inches are shown together as a running narrative that wraps the gallery walls.
Jennifer Sabella’s exhibition consists of two bodies of work, drip and landscape paintings. The vibrant drips or color stream paintings layer hues of gravity-driven paint in these large format, striped paintings which vibrate with intensity. Her landscape paintings, on the other hand, are created through multiple layers of give and take; paint is excavated as she scrapes into the surfaces creating highly texturized, rich surfaces imbuing an energy or life.
Jessica Fallis is a Torrington, CT based artist, educator, and writer. Her work explores themes related to the environment, time, and memory. Her work has been displayed throughout Connecticut, including the New Britain Museum of American Art, Five Points Gallery, The Mystic Museum of Art, and the West Hartford Art League. She is currently a member of the Five Points Launchpad in Torrington, CT. Jessica is also a full time art teacher in West Hartford.