Maxfield Bala, “Wolf” 2015, archival ink on paper
Campfire Gallery is pleased to present “Illicit Imagination” a solo exhibition of new work by Maxfield Bala. The exhibit runs October 7 – November 7, 2015 with an opening reception Saturday, October 10, 7-10 pm.
Bala’s work is character driven and features fantastic creatures drawn from his imagination. He is known for his highly detailed style and intricate line work that allows him to unlock his thought process, weaving a multitude of ideas into new monstrous forms. The central subjects of his canvases are chimeras, figments that combine the familiar and the unreal to create something never seen before. He is interested in images that break rules, explore the bizarre and express something unexpected, which helps breakdown barriers between what’s visible and what’s possible.