Royse Contemporary presents “Art, Music, Life, Repeat,” the solo exhibition of Fred Tieken. This exhibition will feature a selection of his latest mixed media and digital works, showcasing the expressionistic and painterly in style, love of color and line, diverse subject matter, all blended with his poignant commentary. “Painting is like baring my soul to the world,” states Tieken, whose level of emotional commitment is beautifully and vividly demonstrated in his work.
After a daunting 2018 filled with medical battles, Tieken has returned in full force to his art, producing two exciting new bodies of work, the “ER” and “Brainstorm” series. “Tieken’s work highlights personal subjects and shares experiences with his viewer through irony and wit,” states curator Nicole Royse. His art offers wry social observations and smart symbolism, as well as a brief glimpse into his fascinating world, fueled by his passion for life, art, and music.
Working from his two studios in Paradise Valley, Arizona and Venice Beach, California, Tieken’s work has been featured in more than 60 juried exhibitions and one-person shows from coast-to-coast. He also has shown in major art fairs including Aqua Art Miami, XContemporary, Spectrum Miami, LA Art Show and Palm Springs Fine Art Fair. Next up, Tieken is excited to be returning to the LA Art Show in February 2020.
The Royse Contemporary reception will take place Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 6:00-9:00pm, coinciding with the “45th Season Kickoff” of the Scottsdale ArtWalk in Old Town Scottsdale. The evening will feature an opportunity to meet the artist and curator, along with light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments. “Art, Music, Life, Repeat” will be on view from October 10, 2019 through Sunday, November 3, 2019.
Royse Contemporary is located in the Scottsdale Arts District in the Marshall Square complex at 7077 E. Main Street, Suite 6, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 (located on the south side of Main Street just west of Marshall Way). Royse Contemporary is open Monday, Tuesday & Friday 9:00-1:30pm, Thursday 6:00-9:00pm, and Saturday 11:00am-4:00pm.