In Our Gallery

April 2024: Jave Yoshimoto: Evanescent Encounter

Dates:
April 5th - 25th, 2024
Location: Anne Lloyd Gallery
Times:
Monday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Tuesday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Wednesday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Thursday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Saturday, 10 am - 2 pm
Phone Number:
217-423-3189

Jave Yoshimoto creates brilliantly colored gouache paintings that infuse traditional Japanese prints with contemporary depictions of modern disasters. He entices his viewers with stunning, colored-block images and captures their undivided attention with poignant depictions of destruction, both natural and manmade. He works in a graphic style reminiscent of Japanese Manga, loading his work with the saturated imagery and emotion often associated with modern-day media coverage of such events. Born in Japan to Chinese parents, but raised in America, Yoshimoto often explores the convergence of tradition and contemporary society in his work and is influenced by pop culture in America, China, and Japan.  

First Friday Gallery Walk: Friday, April 5, 5-7 pm. 

The event is open free to the public.

First Friday Gallery Walk includes three galleries:

  • Madden Arts Center
    Anne Lloyd Gallery - 
    125 N. Water St.
  • Blue Connection - 117 N. Water St.
  • GALLERY 510 - 160 E. Main St.

Gallery Field Trips: Open to school and community groups of all ages – Includes a guided tour through the gallery exhibit and a related art project in the studio with an instructor. By appointment during gallery hours (M-F, 9 am-4 pm). Ask about available scholarships!

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Saturday Gallery Hours: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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