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Opening on February 11th, 2023 at Harman Jobs in New York City is artist ChrisRWK’s solo exhibition, “Promise Designed. Guarantee Saved.”

ChrisRWK makes layered combined media paintings drawing inspiration from cartoons, comedian guides and his time as a graffiti writer. These paintings function a range of recurring cartoon-like characters that the artist has been producing more than the last two many years. Centered in this forged of figures is the eponymous robotic. The most iconic picture in Chris’ perform, the robotic basically originated as a dice that began showing up in his work in the late 1990s and advanced into a tv and then at last a robot all-around the change of the century.

The existing physique of function mostly capabilities combined media paintings produced with layers of paint, ink and collage closely embedded with messages and symbolism. These messages, each viewed and unseen support to build parts that hold a fantastic offer of which means to the artist. In the leading still left hand corner of Missing Among Ghosts And Shadows, pictured previously mentioned, the artist has spray painted “Rosebud” the legendary line referring to the childhood sled belonging to Orson Welles’ character in Citizen Kane. This text, half obscured is just one of plenty of information that invite the viewer to just take a nearer seem.

Guarantee Made. Guarantee Stored is a very personal exhibition. The artist states “…the earlier five decades have been rough. I Dropped my Father, my Mother, my Mom-in-Legislation, my pet dog, six mates and have dealt and am working with other issues. The artwork is my sanity. The keeping occupied and going aids me course of action stuff. Producing a word like without end about and about is cathartic. At the time I shed these persons they had been gone without end but only on earth. They’ll for good be in my views and my coronary heart and the function.”

Regardless of dealing soreness and loss, the toughness of appreciate and friendship is illustrated during the do the job. Hearts as very well as references to good friends and family uncover their way into approximately each portray, reminding us to present our appreciation for all those whom we maintain pricey.

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