Rochester, NY – May 14, 2019 – Fire & Transformation, new work by Rochester based artist, Mark Groaning continues at Gallery Q though June 20. Stop by the Gallery on First Friday June 7 from 6:00-9:00 and enjoy art and light refreshments.
Mark Groaning’s mixed media creations include painting, glass, acrylic and steel. Each piece evokes sensations of energy, flight and motion such as, swimming as a fish, swaying with ancient trees or flying on fire hewn wings of steel. His works are derivative of his dreams and visions, resulting in sculptures of raw emotion, experiences and rustic imagery.
Groaning states: “I am transfixed by the mesmerizing motion of hundreds of birds in flight and large shoals of fish. How they move as one swirling, pulsating entity; expanding and contracting. The sensation it generates. It’s electric. That is what I strive for in my work. A rush of excitement or calming introspection. Thought provoking imagery that transports, energizes or relaxes the viewer. It’s all about movement. How the sculpture moves; How the viewer connects to the movement.”