Artist Kenny Maguire negotiates time and space with a tangible and digital paintbrush. His unique take on the world is informed by his 40 years as a painter and muralist.
Maguire’s newest exhibit, “Alternate Realities,” at Tallahassee Community College’s Fine Art Gallery gives viewers an entirely new perspective on how art can intersect with the metaverse, and what stories can be told across dimensions.
“Moving forward where everything is so cold and hard edged, we have to hold onto nature, art, music, and organic things,” says Maguire. “I’m a big fan of the digital, but we can’t lose track of the organic, which is why I’m trying to bridge that. That’s why I’m painting half on canvas and half digitally, because I want to keep one foot in our reality while exploring the other one.”
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