Silent Soul – Oriano Galloni

Serene oval faces with soft smiles resemble the faces of the saints in ancient iconography.  Yet these sculptures have a strange quality, setting them apart from anything recognizable.  Oriano Galloni found the inspiration for his Silent Souls series in nature.  The artist was walking in an ancient forest when he felt overcome by other-worldly presences. 

Phil Irish

Refraction Phil Irish has continually explored spirituality and the human relationship with natural spaces since 2004.  Mixed media, oil paint on panels, and digital elements in each of his exhibitions evolved into Trashing Mountains in 2014.  This ongoing project conveys the immense presence of nature, as well as the weight and depth of its modification.

Lael Burns

Secret Place Lael Burns’ artwork is delicate dance.  The murky, fleshy shapes and celestial glitter bodies tell a story of opposites that interact.  It is a painful struggle.  Within the intricacy of this exchange, of these gruesome and pleasing elements, there is beauty. “Making art has always been a way for me to process life