"Lines" Group Show
June 15th to June 29th at The Fridge
CAROLINE PERON | AICON | JOSEPH STALNAKER
Caroline Péron is a French designer and illustrator based in Paris. She studied and graduated from the National School of Decorative Arts in Paris and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Caroline mainly works with colored pencils, she is sensitive to summer atmospheres, the contrasts between colors and bodies in movement, and she is strongly influenced by her past experience as a ballet dancer. Her clients include The New Yorker, Hermès, The New York Times and Freundin Magazine. For the "Lines" Group show, she chooses to celebrate the strength and elegance of female athletes, and the harmony of their bodies in the sports arena. She also recently worked on her first comic book, "À la recherche de Jeanne", written by the French journalist Zazie Tavitian and published in France by Calmann-Lévy in 2022.
Born in Kobe, Aicon completed her studies from the Department of Western Painting at Kyoto Seika University. Aicon's artistic creations are instantly recognizable, characterized by their captivating black and white aesthetic and neo-minimal style. Drawing inspiration from classical pieces, she skillfully distills them to their essential core. Aicon's unique approach has garnered significant acclaim both in Japan and internationally.
Joseph Stalnaker is an artist and designer from Atlanta, Georgia. He studied design at the Fashion Institute of Technology and Sculpture and Printmaking at the University of Alabama. Joseph’s artwork is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art as well as several important private collections. Joseph’s work is inspired by cinema, art, and architecture. In the Nightscape series, he creates architectural portraits with the city as the subject - painstakingly drawn buildings lit from within at night. This series is inspired by Italian neo-realism and the films of Antonioni. Joseph is based in New York City.