GLASGOW.- Recoat Gallery
presents The Paradigm, a solo exhibition from New York artist Matt Mignanelli. Mignanelli has exhibited in two group exhibitions at Recoat since they opened. They selected his work for its aesthetic forms, bright colours, stylised graphic nature, and his attention to detail and technique. This solo exhibition sees Mignanelli travelling from New York to paint an installation within the space and to hang a collection of new paintings.
Mignanelli was born in Providence, RI in 1983 and currently lives and works in New York City. He achieved a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and has gone on to forge a highly successful career as an exhibiting artist, designer, mural painter and lecturer. He has exhibited extensively throughout the USA, and in the UK, Berlin and Sydney. His work has been showcased in publications such as Gudberg Magazine (Germany), GQ (UK), Dazed and Confused, Honolulu Magazine and Transworld Skateboarding. In 2010 he will also hold a solo show in San Francisco and guest lecture at the Art Directors Club of Tulsa. Mignanelli draws inspiration from pattern, light and emotion, while exploring the relationships between structure, nature and energy within his works. His colour choice is informed by the urban environment that surrounds him; each piece a personal narrative of stored memories expressed through organic forms juxtaposed against geometric shapes.
This young, proactive, international artist is evidently a great coup for Recoat, it would be a mistake to miss out on seeing his work at this stage within his career when he is so obviously on a path to great things.