ArtAboveReality is pleased to present “Configuration”, a group exhibition highlighting works that delve into the human figure, form and the arrangement of media in their respective practices. With the human figure being a major subject throughout art history, these artists reinterpret elements of past works into contemporary currency. Sourcing imagery from experience, history and narrative fiction, painting a personal reflection of the human form, allowing the viewer to discover hidden truths in the emotion of humanity.
Having assisted on a multitude of mural arts projects, Gabe Tiberino has garnered a network of renowned international colleagues. He has gone on to become lead muralist on murals in cities around the country, and acts as collaborator on countless others. Tiberino’s has had major exhibitions with Philadelphia’s top venues such as the legendary Sande Webster Gallery, The African American Museum in Philadelphia and the Arch Enemy Gallery. Tiberino’s work can be found in private collections and exhibition venues throughout the country and internationally.
Serena Saunders is a Visual Artist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her work as a painter has a fresh, color-strong perspective that speaks to our imagination while the subjects ask of our awareness. Her often large-scale, graphically bold and poetically composed paintings offer the viewer layers of narrative. The painter works with a color palette that gives her intricate prints a world of their own.
Although Philadelphia based, Ivben Taqiy is a global muralist and painter, creating public projects and private commissions for many well known celebrities and major corporations. As a figurative painter, art has been his pathway to building relationships and life as he encourages other artists to continue forward so that they don’t miss out on all that life has to offer them and their talent.
The exhibit will be on view to the public December 5th through 9th. Press release and show imagery available upon request. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. SCOPE International Art Fair is located at 801 Ocean Drive., Miami, FL 33139. Stay updated with ArtAboveReality on Instagram (@ArtAboveReality) via the hashtag #ArtAboveReality. Also visit us at https://www.artabovereality.com. All images are subject to copyright. Gallery approval must be granted prior to reproduction.
Badir McCleary Editor in Chief
Badir McCleary is an independent consultant. He holds a M.A. in Arts Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art (Los Angeles/London) where he focused on creating art markets and with an undergraduate degree in Internet Computing from Cabrini University focusing on e-commerce and digital trends. Badir enjoys working with artists and consider them crucial to informing his practice.
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