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Intersection of Atoms

For Immediate Release March 14, 2014 Contact: Mary Tomas Gallery, Dallas TX At the intersection of atoms Solo Exhibition featuring noted artist Kenn Kotara 49 artworks including braille, paper, canvases, suspended screen structures DALLAS – March 14, 2014 – At the intersection of atoms, Solo Exhibition by Kenn Kotara at Mary Tomas Gallery, 1110 Dragon […]

Bold Life

February, 2011 Bold Life. Western North Carolina’s arts and culture monthly “Square Roots” by Joanne O’Sullivan, Photography by Rimas Zailskas On the surface of it, the curving lines in Asheville artist Kenn Kotara’s paintings and sculptures are abstractions, lyrical studies in the division of space. But dig a little deeper, and you’ll find that at its […]

Rapid River Arts

Rapid River Arts, November, 2011 Expressions of Inquisitivity:  The Art of Kenn Kotara by Janiece Marie Meek                        When Kenn Kotara speaks about his art work, he engages your intellectual curiosity.  “In the creation of abstract art forms, I am both initiating and responding to various […]

Exhibition Review

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
, 2007 Review, Debra Wolfe “New Paintings: Tania Becker” and “Stratum: Kenn Kotara” Tania Becker and Kenn Kotara offer enticing approaches to abstraction, layering and underlying geometries. Becker presents vivid reflections of Earth inspired by images taken from space. The simplicity of a single circular form and stunning use of color and energy achieved […]

Arlene Winkler Review

March, 2006 WNC Woman Magazine Profile: Kenn Kotara “Left foot, right foot, heart beat. Otherwise it gets too complicated.” The music of Philip Glass greets me as I enter an enviable painter’s studio in North Asheville. Light enters through high clerestory windows, beneath a ceiling that must be at least 16 feet at its peak. […]

Depth Perception

WNC Magazine Depth Perception. The many dimensions of Kenn Kotara reveal order amid chaos. Article by Caroll Leggett, Photography by Jennifer Haynes http://wncmagazine.com/feature/depth_perception Abstract artist Kenn Kotara had a difficult time finding his path. “I started drawing as a child, and it always was a passion for me. But my father was very pragmatic,” recalls […]

Inspiration, by Design

Asheville Citizen-Times, January 2012 Inspiration, by Design: Quick format presentation series returns to Asheville Friday By Carol Motsinger, photography by John Fletcher  For John Dean, design isn’t just a college degree. “Design is all around us,” Dean said, who is a freelance designer and promoter of Pecha Kucha Night Asheville, an art- and design-focused presentation […]

the bucket, the water, the well

September, 2010 “the bucket, the water, the well,” Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, NC by Lauren Turner  “It was this hazy tangle from tree to tree which made it all look so mysterious.” – Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden, 1911 “Nothing could exceed the intentness with which this scientific gardener examined every shrub which grew in his […]

Installation Review

September, 2007 Spanish moss grew into series…“Studio View” by Kenn Kotara is part of his “petite cheniere” exhibit opening Thursday at the Abercrombie Gallery. Review by Warren Arceneaux, American Press Growing up in Lake Charles, Kenn Kotara would see visitors from other parts of the country take moss back with them after visiting Louisiana. A […]