Living Music by Santiago Rios
Hillyer Art Space presents mix media works by Spanish artist Santiago Rios.
This exhibition aims to show Santiago Rios’ drawings and paintings in relation to music. Rios creates his work while attending concerts; using ink and watercolors he works directly on sheets of music or programs from the concert.
The works in this exhibition are grouped by music: classical, jazz, and flamenco. Because the works are made in situ during the concert, Rios is confined to create intimate works on portable medium. In some cases Rios digitally modifies his drawings and prints them on paper or canvas then incorporates color into the work using watercolor or oil.
For the past decade Rios has been working off of the inspiration he draws from musicians. The more engaging the musician the better able he is to interpret the feeling from the music. This exhibition aims to provide a visual reference to the beauty of the music.
Exhibition opening on June 7, 2013 at 6 pm.