Greenville, SC – Greenville Center for Creative Arts (GCCA) is excited to announce the opening of a new Community Gallery solo exhibition, Square Roots, featuring Sarkis Chorbadjian. The exhibition will open on Friday, November 4th from 6 – 9 pm. Square Roots will continue on display through Wednesday, December 21st, 2022.
In Square Roots, Sarkis Chorbadjian showcases square-formatted paintings that explore the application and removal of oil & cold wax layers. For Sarkis, scratching large, square painting surfaces to their roots reveals an emotional significance that is a product of the process in which he works. His abstract landscape paintings are personal responses to places he has visited or imagined. The viewer is invited to travel with the artist, to feel and sense the memories, and to discover new ones.
Originally from the island of Cyprus, Sarkis has lived in Greenville South Carolina since 1978. Formerly of the decorative arts, interiors, and gilding world, Sarkis’ background in color and design informs his current abstract expressionist painting style. Experiences from travel and memories of the ancient world play a major role in his artwork. His abstract landscape paintings are personal responses to places he has visited or imagined. The viewer is invited to travel with the artist, to feel and sense the memories, and to discover new ones.
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