Ian F. Thomas | Between


Ian F. Thomas Between

April 22nd - May 19th 2017

Opening Reception: Saturday, April 22nd from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

BLUEorange Contemporary is proud to present Between featuring the new ceramic plates and paintings of Ian F. Thomas. Join us for the opening reception on Saturday, April 22nd from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.

Artist Statement:
As I stare down the Wednesday of my life, at the speed of a cheap bottle rocket, I can't help but take pause to be present with the work and the act of making it. Continual and perceptually I find myself stuck between self-imposed expectational desires and antecedent awareness. These works are a reflexive relationship between self-understanding and futility that the act of creation inherently implies.  

I made these at some point in my past while trying to live in that past's present.


Thomas has exhibited at The David Winton Bell Gallery, Virginia Museum of Art, Fuller Craft Museum, and the Bellevue Museum. His work has been exhibited in China, Slovakia, Dubai,  Tel Aviv as well as across the United States. He has additionally presented lectures/workshops at over 25 institutions including Cornell University, Queens College, and Syracuse University.