In This is Pep Too! Exhibition coming to Metro Arts this May!
Drawing on the personal and borrowing from the everyday, Atkins uses playful colour and form to articulate experiences that occur at the intersection of failure, doubt and defiant enthusiasm. Where naïve motivational rhetoric marches blindly forward, and smirking satire marches stubbornly on the spot, the work in This Is Pep Too! huffs and huddles and meanders.
It thrusts its hand skyward and just as quickly retracts and takes cover. It offers an alternate ...
1985 Movie Review
Set in the waning days of 1985, Adrian has long since moved to New York from the small town in Texas he used to call home. His father Dale (played by Michael Chiklis) is a Vietnam vet who still carries the emotional scars from combat and colours almost all his actions based on religious dogma.
His mother Eileen (Virginia Madsen) is a loving soul but also a believer. Not having a point of reference of the manner in which Adrian carried himself in the past, you ...