Hummer: A Solo Exhibition by Cassielelolea
presented by putticoop
Opening Reception:
3 October Saturday 3-6pm
with guest performances
Opening hours:
Monday closed
Tuesday-Friday by appointment
Saturday-Sunday 12-6pm
Please contact +60182804683
Hummer is Cassielelolea’s first solo exhibition and the first time she is revealing a collection of nine oil painting of humming birds on used wooden palettes to the public. In this collection she explores the technique of impasto oil painting, using expressive colours and bold strokes she paints over the stained palettes. Each stroke creates thick and uneven texture that leaves traces of shadows on the surface, giving these used-palettes a new life. The works reflects Cassielelolea’s long term struggle in her artistic career, in between keeping a day job that offers her freedom to venture into the arts and at the same time, never stop listening to the hummings in her heart in search for her true calling. In 2020, despite the global pandemic, she decides to become a full time visual artist.
About the artist:
Cassielelolea (b. 1983 Ipoh, Perak) is a self-thought artist who began her artistic journey as a ballet dancer. A Mass Communication graduate major in Advertising, her love for visual arts and design was fostered over the years from multiple roles throughout her career involving graphics and product designs to handmade wearable pieces. A six-months working holiday in New Zealand has broaden her perspective in executing work of arts in various ways. She later founded a creative community space double up as a cafe in Subang Jaya, serves as a platform for local artists to showcase their work and to host workshops and talks. In 2016, while holding a managerial position in the marketing department of an established F&B organisation in Kuala Lumpur, She works as a mural artist and freelance painter in her free time. She has exhibited her works in numerous group exhibitions in Malaysia and have been awarded “Most Imaginative Artwork” at the Art Salon 2018.

Event Dates

From 1st October 2020 to 31st October 2020

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