Congratulations to Monte Clark who opened up his new space launching a solo exhibition of work by artist Paul Housley. Another edition to the east of Main cluster of galleries opening. 

Paul Housley, Painter Aware of Time, 2013, Oil on canvas

Paul Housley has a singular ability to represent his subjects in a style that is both direct and obtuse. Though many of Housley’s paintings reference the old masters, their small scale is anti-grandiose, fitting equally alongside his paintings of commonplace objects. The weight of his subject matter, whether iconic portrait or every-day knick-knack, is disarmed by the equal treatment given; the subjects become secondary to the paintings themselves. 

Also on exhibit at Clark's gallery until March 30th are works by: