Paul Komada - Maker Leisure Pleasure Seeker

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

November 1, 2013 at 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM

Location: 606 W. Main Street (rear)

Email: wearebackspace@gmail.com

Link: http://www.wearebackspace.org

Event Description

October 22, 2013 Updated Oct 22, 2013 at 12:02 PM CDT

Backspace Collective is pleased to welcome Paul Komada for a solo exhibition running through October and November, 2013. Paul was born in Seattle, Washington and raised in Yokohama, Japan. Between 2003-06, Paul worked at a Buddhist temple as a monk in Tokyo, Japan. Today, he lives and works in an artist loft in Pioneer Square in Seattle. Paul was trained as a painter of geometric abstraction, but in the past few years has incorporated knitting into the paintings. The impetus for this change was the birth of his son; he started knitting as an alternative to painting when he became a stay-at-home dad. Now, he combines knitting and painting. His exhibition at Backspace includes an installation created on-site titled, The President, the Judge, and the Yak.

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