KMOCA Views From The Edge – Opening Saturday March 3, 5 – 8 pm

  • Kingston Museum of Contemporary Art,
    103 Abeel Street, Kingston, New York
  • New Show at KMOCA Views From the Edge Recent works by Kenny Cole, Ryan Cronin, David Gordon, Nathan Meltz.

    Kenny Cole presents a series of gouache drawings which include text from an interview he did with El Fadel Arbab (an activist who grew up in Darfur before finding his way to the U.S.) Cole’s work has been featured in numerous shows and is viewable in the online Flat Files of Pierogi 2000. Originally from the Hudson Valley, Cole was educated at Pratt, and currently lives in an old farm house in Maine.

    Ryan Cronin presents works on a variety of boards (including at least one snowboard) using Rust-Oleum paint. A fan of Philip Guston, Cronin has been featured in shows across America, ranging from Chelsea to Asbury Park to Los Angeles to Miami. Born “in the front seat of a station wagon,” Cronin lives in New Paltz.

    David Gordon will presenting a bunny with a gun and other images a bit edgier than the ones featured in the children’s books he writes and illustrates. He lists his interests as “any and all machines, particularly trucks and construction equipment.” Educated at Parsons and New York Academy, previous shows include MoMA’s “Pixar: 20 Years of Animation.” Originally from Colorado, Gordon lives in NYC, which he loves for the energy, art community, and museums.

    Nathan Meltz presents a six-minute animation as well as prints on paper. Influences range from Dada artist John Heartfield, to stop-motion animation pioneer Ray Harryhausen. Meltz’s work has been featured in numerous video art festivals as well as on the WMHT series, “TV/Film.” His prints have been featured in publications including Paper Politics. Originally from Wisconsin, Meltz currently resides in Troy.

    Views From the Edge continues at KMOCA through March 31.

    KMOCA is open on Saturdays 12 – 4, or by appointment.

    Kingston Museum Of Contemporary Arts, 103 Abeel Street

    http://www.kmoca.org/



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