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Written by Paula Neuhaus   
Monday, 14 January 2013 14:59

[DUBUQUE, IA] Dubuque’s newest art space, eronel ART + MUSIC VENUE, will host an opening reception for artist Michael Garside’s solo exhibition on Friday, February 2 from 7-10 p.m. in the lower level of the Cooper Wagon Works building, 285 Main Street in downtown Dubuque. The exhibit features abstract acrylic works and explorations in color and circular cellular construction. “I’m attracted to circles, they represent the universal, like the circle of life. When you break things down to their most basic form they become cells,” Garside says about his work. “There is a perceived randomness about circles, there are no right angles, circles suggest a certain chaos and fragility, yet, they purposefully fit together.”

Garside is a Dubuque native who has lived in New York City and in the Pacific Northwest. His recent exhibitions include the Pepper Sprout restaurant and Carnegie Stout’s Art @ Your Library series. His upcoming exhibit boasts exceptional color. “I was diagnosed with color blindness as a small child so painting for me is about experimenting with color and contrast and feeling free to explore that,” Garside says “A lot of times painting is just about experimenting and enjoying the end result.”

eronel ART + MUSIC VENUE brings a new artful presence to downtown Dubuque’s Historic Old Main Street District by hosting music, performance art, and offering a new home for exhibiting artists in Dubuque’s cultural district. The new venue opens on February 1 with a musical performance by Miles Nielsen and the Rusted Hearts.

Michael Garside’s paintings will be on exhibition through March 2, 2013 with evening gallery hours Wednesday through Saturday, 7p.m. – 11 pm and by appointment. Learn more about Garside’s work by visiting theartfeed.com.

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