“Strange Days” by Kathie Olivas @ Stranger Factory (May 5-28, 2017)

(Above: 11:11 (30" x 40" / Oil on linen) by Kathie Olivas)

Kathie Olivas new solo exhibition “Strange Days” opens Friday, May 5 @ Stranger Factory, with an opening reception with the artist from 6-9pm. The exhibition of new paintings, mixed media assemblages, and hand made art toys focus on a brave new world of personified chaos and transformation.

Exhibiting in the Main Gallery, alongside Jen Musaato’s “Carnival of Lost Dolls” (in the Project Room), STRANGE DAYS exhibits thru May 28th, 2017.

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My next solo show #StrangeDays opens May 5 at #StrangerFactory

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EVENT PRESS CONTINUED: "Through her current body of work she explores society’s insatiable desire to morph innocence with vulnerability and our discomfort with the unknown. A dark blend of early American portraiture set in post apocalyptic times, her paintings and hand-made art toys are a satirical look at how fear and isolation affects our sense of reality."

In progress figures for #StrangeDays at #StrangerFactory opening May 5...#kathieolivas

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WHO-IS: "Kathie Olivas is an internationally exhibited multi-media artist from New Mexico. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Florida. As a co-owner of Circus Posterus Inc. and Stranger Factory Gallery, Olivas has helped build the contemporary art toy market by curating and participating in exhibitions of narrative art throughout the world." (kathieolivas.com / Facebook / instagram.com/circusposterus)