Jeff Bailey Gallery is pleased to present Franklin Evans: Freakout.  In paintings on paper and a large wall drawing, explosive color, colliding perspectives and fantastic forms combine to create magical and kaleidoscopic spaces.

Using ink and watercolor, Evans creates imagined worlds where color, perspective, shape and scale develop their own logic.  Meandering paths make their way through elaborate and shifting spaces, incorporating birds, figures and various structures.

Through obsessive mark making and flowing color, combining both painting and drawing, any or all of these elements are re-categorized into compositions both celebratory and psychedelic.

This is Evans first solo exhibition in New York.  He currently has work on view in LineAge at The Drawing Center, New York and in The Zine Unbound, at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco (opening Oct. 7).  He received his BA from Stanford University and MFA from the University of Iowa.  He lives and works in New York.

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