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Happy Vacui: A Solo Exhibition by Pearl Bryant

The Bakery Atlanta is pleased to present Happy Vacui, the first solo exhibition by Atlanta visual artist Pearl Bryant, opening at The Bakery on February 7th!

Over the past three years, Bryant has developed a body of playful, detail rich abstract paintings full of layers of saturated colors and patterns. Relics of mass consumption, found objects, makeup, nail polish, and acrylics collide on the painting’s surface to convey excess, tediousness, and play.

Happy Vacui will include 25 paintings on canvas and found objects ranging from small to medium format. Starting on February 14th and running until February 28th, Bryant will be in the gallery partaking in a daily live painting performance.

Pearl received her BFA in Studio Art from Auburn University before moving to Atlanta in 2012. In 2015, following a traumatic accident, Pearl began painting again, with Happy Vacui being her first fully realized body of work since. Her work has been shown in group shows throughout Atlanta, including in WonderRoot’s Imaginary Million.

Opening Reception: Thursday, February 7, 6pm - 9pm
Artist Talk: Saturday, February 23rd, 4pm�
Performance / Live Painting: February 14 - 28, Daily 10am - 7pm
Closing Reception: Thursday, February 28, 7pm - 10pm

Gallery Hours:
Monday - Friday
12pm - 4pm [and by appointment]