AARON PEARSON TRUTH ITSELF IS MADE
TRUTH ITSELF IS MADE
OPENING RECEPTION OCTOBER 11, 2012
350 WALNUT AVE
Ochi Gallery is pleased to present our first solo show with Aaron Pearson. The exhibition will be on view October 11 – December 15 with an opening reception Thursday, October 11 from 6-8 PM at 350 Walnut Avenue. Aaron Pearson’s work deals primarily with the paradoxes inherent to human memory in relation to the present. He employs the traditional tools of a painter: oil paint, canvas and wood panels. And he creates what could be considered genre pictures, landscapes and figures. These traditional forms are flattened, tweaked and subverted through a process of remembrance and forgetting, inference and allusion. He has shown his work most recently in a solo show at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts, in Ketchum, ID, and his work can be found in numerous private collections. He was the recipient of the Perspectives on Design Award in 2002, which included a two-person show at the Jaffe-Friede Gallery at Dartmouth College. He has received several other awards and grants supporting his work. Aaron received a BA in Studio Art with honors from Dartmouth College in 2001. He has lived in Argentina, Italy, New York City and California. Most recently, he returned to his native Sun Valley, Idaho three years ago. Pearson’s show is the first in Ochi Gallery’s Local Artist Project. The Project is a collection of young artists living, working and playing in the Sun Valley area. By invite only, Ochi Gallery exhibits the work of local creatives to enliven and encourage the young talented community.