Written Into Rock Featured Artist: Brian Spolans

Written Into Rock is now on view in the 117 Gallery from now until May 5. Check out our feature on Brian Spolans who has several pieces in this exhibition. Learn more about the exhibition here.

Brian Spolans is an artist and instructor based in Southeast Michigan. His work has been exhibited at 500X Gallery in Dallas, Gallery Aferro in New Jersey, Bridge for Emerging Contemporary Arts Gallery in New Orleans, International Print Center of New York, and Published in New American Paintings and Fresh Paint Magazine. He has co-curated the exhibition “Post Apocalypse” at Gallery Project in Ann Arbor, and “Non-Text,” at Eastern Michigan University where he teaches printmaking.

“These fictional worlds act as a microcosm and translation of the world around me. My work illustrates relationships between communities, individuals, technologies and environments. Within these relationships I explore the complications formed as multiple facets of an ecosystem interact with each other. These complications act as metaphors for contemporary American society and life in the Internet age. Biology, cinema, literature, video games, history, and social media inspire these relationships.”

See more of Brian’s artwork on his website.

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