COVERAGE - "Human Touch" new works by Jimmy Sheehan & Vintage Repurposed Furniture by Enitan @ Okay Space May 14, 2016 17:13

Last night was the inaugural event at Williamsburg's newest art gallery Okay Space.  The show entitled "Human Touch" features all new works by Jimmy Sheehan & Vintage Repurposed Furniture by Brooklyn based artist Enitan.
Jimmy Sheehan was born and raised in upstate New York and moved to New
York City at the age of 20 to study at the School of Visual Arts. He
currently lives in Godeffroy, New York, where he is an art director
and designer; he also teaches at the School of Visual Arts.

Sheehan's painting combines elements of gestural abstraction, drawing,
and iconography in a very personal expression.  The undefined setting,
in a traditional sense, is surpassed by a unique element of a
pronounced outline within the figures creating a provoking source of
Sheehan explains "When I paint, I'm not thinking. It's a feeling. When I'm truly able
to let go and create in an uninhibited manner, it's indescribable.
That's why I'm calling this body of work Human Touch. It's my desire
to make work that can relate to others on a universal level. If I'm
able to connect with people through my painting, then my work is
ENITAN, is a Brooklyn-based vintage and repurposed furniture line
founded by actor, and activist, Gbenga Akinnagbe. The nameENITAN is of
Yoruba, Nigerian origin and means "person of story".

Each piece is 100% unique, designed with love, and the perfect
addition to any space.
The show will run until June 11th and the work can be viewed Monday through Friday 10-6 and by appointment (  Some of the works are still available and priced really reasonably.  Make sure to head over and check it out!

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Author: Matthew A. Eller 
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