Thursday, August 8, 2013

Last chance to see Frank Perna's Water/Sky/Scapes at loop


            Frank Perna: Water/Sky/Scapes

'Canyon Pooling' Frank Perna, arylic on wood panel, 48" x 36" 2013

Thurs, Aug 8, 12-5pm. 
Fri, Aug 9,12-5pm. 
Sat, Aug 10, 12-5pm. 
Sun, Aug 11, 1-4pm.
Featuring paintings photo-referenced from the Kawartha Lakes area, Frank Perna'sWater/Sky/Scapes explores the visual abstraction already inherent in nature. Also on view isPerna's Cappadocia (Turkey) series focusing on fantastic landscape forms shaped by volcanic millennia and occupied by hermits and early Christians who escaped Roman occupation by carving into and hiding in caves and the labyrinthian underground.
Frank Perna is a Toronto-based artist and curator who has exhibited across North America. He is a graduate of the Ontario college of Art, and has been working as a visual artist out of Toronto and southern Ontario for over 30 years. In 1989, he produced the underground graphic novel, Preservation of Obscurity, published by Lump of Squid comics. He has received numerous artist grants and his work has been placed in private collections all over Canada.
Don’t miss the closing reception presenting live musical guests, The Woodshed Brass Orchestra on Sunday August 11th at 2 pm.