The Factory presents HARD WOOD, a solo exhibition and first post-graduate show for Lionel Vance, featuring works for Seattle’s Queer art walk. The exhibition explores ideas of comfort and newfound queerness that many of us form with companionship. Each piece works to showcase self portraiture, unity, and highlight the importance and contrast between items like a shared t-shirt with a partner, down to the most expendable crumb or carpet thread.
Lionel Vance is a Seattle-based artist who attended Cornish College of the Arts where he received a BFA in 2020. His work focuses predominantly in painting, using aspects of collage, text, and pattern to create vibrant scenes. The conception of his work starts with an interest in the composite, memory, and familial relationships.
Opening to the public in The Kitchen at MoM on June 10th, from 5 – 10 pm and on view for museum guests through June 13th.