In the project space: The gallery is pleased to present recent paintings by Henry Samelson. Using enamel on aluminum, Samelson’s clusters of candy-colored shapes and squiggly lines capture, what the artist refers to as, a sense of “cartoon physics.” Exploding towards the viewer, the artist’s comic abstractions chronicle glossy blobs darting, jumping, falling, and hopping in and out of pictorial events.

Henry Samelson (b. 1962, San Antonio, TX) received a MFA from the School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; a MA from Texas A&M University; and a BA from the University of Texas, San Antonio; he lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. He has had solo exhibitions at Miller/Block Gallery, Boston and the Gallery at Green Street, Jamaica Plain, MA. His work has been included in group exhibitions at New Jersey City University; Pace University, New York; and Emmanuel College, Boston, among others. His work has been reviewed in The New York Times, The Village Voice, and The Boston Globe.