Basilica Back Gallery: Jim Krewson’s ‘Local Character’
Opens June 10
4PM – 8PM Sat, June 17
1PM – 4PM Sun, June 18
Free, visits available by appointment – please email email@example.com
Our May Basilica Back Gallery artist-in-residence is Catskill multi-disciplinary artist Jim Krewson.
Jim has spent the past month based in the gallery painting beautifully realistic portraits of Hudsonites from various walks of life.
Jim Krewson has been producing video art; oil portraits; graphic chocolate and vanilla cakes depicting sexual acts; airbrush paintings of nude celebrities; lewd online personal ads; films of stuffed animal Taco Bell employees; screaming, fit-throwing sculptures and Old Time banjo songs for the better part of 20 years.
His work has appeared in periodicals such as Time Out New York, The New York Times, The New York Press, The Wall Street Journal, Vice, Barracuda and Swank. His artwork can be seen as props on Saturday Night Live, and the films Mrs. Doubtfire, So I Married an Ax Murderer and Get Shorty 2.