Special First Friday Artist Talk with Santiago Cohen
Friday, December 7, 5 - 6pm
“Short Stories in Color and Light”
National Juried Solo Show
December 1 - 21, 2018
Barrett Art Center presents four solo shows in the Crenson Gallery annually. Artists are selected from over one hundred applicants by leading arts professionals.
“As a visual storyteller I want the viewer of my work to discover interesting political, social or environmental stories, and it doesn’t matter if we coincide with my point of view. There is not a single way to narrate them, because the viewer has to relate to what I am showing to impact their own experience.
When I work on each one of them I explore inside my head to discover what is affecting me in that moment. In my process I depend on the mistakes that I make to correct them to make unusual and oneiric landscapes. I generally look for images that I love and combine them with memories of my life to tell the stories. “
Santiago Cohen is a Mexican/American artist living in Jersey CIty, NJ. http://www.santiagocohen.com/