Rhys Douglas Farrell (Second Gallery) “Changing Planes” May 17th to June 16th, 2018 Opening Reception, Thursday, May 17th from 5 to 8 pm. Artist in Attendance.
Rhys Douglas Farrell in his Studio (Photo Credit: Shane Arsenault)
A mini exhibition of new works by Calgary based hard-edge painter, Rhys Douglas Farrell which ties elements of graffiti and street painting with the minimal op-art tradition.
Rhys Douglas Farrell is an emerging artist living and working in Calgary, Alberta. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts (major in Painting) from the Alberta College of Art + Design in the spring of 2016. Rhys Farrell is the recipient of a painting scholarship from ACAD where he was also the Representative for the Painting Department and the Director of the Student Gallery, Quoin Gallery. He was signed on with the Herringer Kiss Gallery when still a student and his first solo show was named by Canadian Art Magazine as a “Must See”. He was then featured in a 7 page spread in Branded Magazine in the summer 2016. His work has been aggressively collected by private and corporate collections alike and he recently completed his first international residency with Pinea & Linea De Costa A.I.R program, Spain in March 2018 with a second residency this fall in Italy.