This Friday, we’re juiced to bring you a collaborative, 12-artist group show at Grid Gallery, in the heart of Oakland. Featuring pieces from Kool AD, Ian Flanigan, Aris Jerome, Danielle Schnur, OnTask Family, and more, “Feels” brings together great work from some incredible folks. Gallery opens at 7 PM.


Paintings lightweight fascinate me. A series of deliberate (or perhaps whimsical) brush strokes that lead to a masterpiece. I want to see what goes on in a painter’s head. Do they know what they’re gonna do ahead of time, or do they simply build off of each previous stroke. Probably a combination of both. It’s the efforts of Leonid Afremov that got me pondering art at 4:38 on a Thursday. It’s amazing what colors and strokes can lead to.


  1. B. Williams
    Posted April 3, 2010 at | Permalink

    I need some shit like this hanging up in the tree house…

  2. Max
    Posted April 5, 2010 at | Permalink


  3. Nicole
    Posted April 12, 2010 at | Permalink

    I agree Leonid Afremov is a master of color and strokes. I found a bio of him at http://qart.com/Afremov-Leonid-bio. Great Artist

  4. Max
    Posted April 12, 2010 at | Permalink

    Thanks so much for the bio Nicole.

    It’s interesting that he uses a knife instead of a paintbrush.
    His creative process is really unique.

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