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Jonathan K. Callicut: FULL CIRCLE



FULL CIRCLE OPENING AT GALLERY 80808

Columbia, SC, September 2012 Two dimensional mixed-media artist Jonathan Callicutt will hold the opening for his solo show Full Circle at Vista Studios Gallery 80808 on the evenings of September 28th and 29th    6-9pm each night.  The exhibition will be open from September 27th until October 2nd, no invitation required, all are welcome.
“My work is driven by a need to bring the iconic imagery of the past into the visual present. Inflected by both the Renaissance and Rauschenberg, pop culture and formal training, I look for a new translation of seemingly disparate styles in a modern dialect.”
Full Circle has been conceived as a tying together of key thematic elements of Callicutt’s life. A native of Columbia and exhibitor in 2011’s Florence Biennale, the artist hopes to join his experience with the birthplace of the Renaissance to this show in the city of his origins as an artist. The past connects to the present connects to the past, Full Circle.
Vista Studios Gallery 80808 is a long standing venue, originally developed by the Columbia Development Corporation and the South Carolina Arts Commission.  The space not only hosts local, regional and national shows but also houses working artist’s studios.  The gallery is located on 808 Lady Street in downtown Columbia, SC.  For more information, visit www.vistastudios80808.com.
Jonathan Callicutt trained at both the SC Governor’s School for the Arts and The University of Georgia’s BFA Printmaking programs.  His complex and densely layered mixed media pieces have been exhibited in Atlanta, Richmond, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Florence, Italy.  He currently lives and works in Decatur, GA. For more information, visit www.jonathancallicutt.com. 
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