ROY MCMAKIN | Some Drawings and a Table: Quint Contemporary Art: 7547 Girard Avenue

Aug 3 - Sep 7, 2013
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Quint Contemporary Art (QCA) is pleased to present ROY MCMAKIN: Some Drawings and a Table, a solo exhibition by Roy McMakin and WORKS ON PAPER II: Work by Peter Alexander, Mel Bochner, Kelsey Brookes, Manny Farber, Thomas Glassford, Frederick Hammersley, Joseph Huppert and Ryan McGinness, a group exhibition of artist studies, acrylic painting, zippers, cuts, collage and prints. This is the seventh exhibition at QCA for artist/designer McMakin who will be exhibiting new drawings accompanied by a table. This is the second summer series presenting work on paper. The exhibition opens on Saturday, August 3rd with a public reception from 6 to 8 PM.


ROY MCMAKIN: Some Drawings and a Table features a series of drawings from 2011-2013. The drawings continue Roy's exploration of furniture and architecture as a repository of human connections and emotions. To be displayed among the drawings is a new table designed by McMakin.


Roy McMakin is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego where he received his BA and MFA degrees. Roy created a small furniture company as part of his art practice in San Diego 25 years ago, and it continues out of his Seattle studio. He also runs an architectural office called Domestic Architecture that operates out of Seattle, WA, and San Diego. New sculptural work was recently featured in an exhibition called “Against the Grain” at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York. Recent commissions include an artwork installation for the San Diego International Airport Terminal 2 revitalization, which will be unveiled in late 2013 as well as a commission for the new San Diego Public Library. McMakin currently splits his time between Seattle, WA and San Diego, CA.