New works by Jonas Criscoe inspired by the scenery in and around the Upstate of South Carolina – a landscape dotted with the deteriorating infrastructures of old mill villages, empty storefronts, and industries of days gone by. A show of one artist’s interpretation of an oxymoron – a beautiful detritus. On view from July 2nd – July 30, with an opening reception on the 2nd of July, from 7-10pm.
Jonas Criscoe is an interdisciplinary visual artist whose work has been exhibited throughout the United States, notably the Texas Biennial and the International Print Center in New York. Criscoe has also been featured in various art publications, including Art Lies and New American Painting: The Western Edition and most recently was a West Prize Acquisition finalist. A native of Austin, Texas, he received his BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York and the University of Texas at Austin, and his MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2008. He currently teaches at both Converse College and USC Upstate.