While We’re Here: Stephen Battle and Layla Luna
December 3 through January 8
Reception for the artists:
Saturday, December 3
Closed for the holidays December 24 – 25
Gallery 414 presents While We’re Here, an exhibition featuring the work of local artists Stephen Battle and Layla Luna. While We’re Here is comprised of work ranging from small, mixed media pieces to large-scale paintings.
Stephen Battle’s work is an investigation of Being. It examines the nature of change while considering a context that remains constant. His paintings present two separate ways of thinking about what is essentially the same energy. Battle’s intent is to merge two concepts into a single, unified contemplation of physical and spiritual awareness.
Layla Luna’s work reflects our human need to believe in the history held within objects. Her work also honors the spaces that house these objects, from large public museum collections to private cabinets of curiosities. Luna uses drawings, paintings, collage and found materials to build her own collections that document time and create stories.