The Albany Area Arts Council is pleased to present our October exhibit…..Rock, Paper, Scissors. This large and diverse collection showcases the work of three artists; Kathi Schillo, Mike Clark and Chris Stanich. Kathi, the rock, has on display over 80 pieces of jewelry art. Mike, the paper, has striking abstract acrylic and pastel paintings complimented by several graphic photographs. Chris Stanich, the scissors, completes the show with his strong metallic sculptures. Rock, Paper, Scissors runs October 2nd through the 26th with an opening reception Oct 4th from 6-8pm.
Mike currently resides in Albany and is employed with Avid technology as a senior application specialist. He has a fine arts degree from Louisiana tech. He has lived in Louisiana as well as New York before settling in Georgia. Along the way, he received an Emmy for his participation on the 1996 Atlanta NBC Olympic Team and was nominated for a second personal Emmy for my work with Fox Files. Mike cites his earlier influences to include The Impressionist School and the Abstract Expressionist School as well as Andy Warhol’s 24-Hour Movie of the Empire State Building, the works of Rothko, DeKooning, Fran Lebowitz, Georgia O’Keefe, Dali, Miro, and of course, Jackson Pollack.