First Friday - June 6
Available to view for the month of June anytime the studio is open. pillars of my existence,” said Rhoades.
Krusch Rhoades, 33, spent the formative years of his youth in the “armpit of New York, the shoulders of New England and on the polluted teat of New Jersey.”
Since then, Rhoades has travelled all over the country, and currently calls Santa Cruz his home. He has painted, drawn, molded, and scrawled for as long as he can remember.
“Identifying myself as an “artist” at an early age somehow allowed me to view life with a golden preciousness. Being enraptured with the architecture of simplicity, the constant dance of light. I’m so thankful for this perspective,” said Rhoades.
Rhoades enjoys large scale work, especially when working with spray paint, which he calls the “closest synthesis of dance and paint.”
“The large sweeping strokes is so pleasurable when compared to the restricted movements of smaller pieces,” said Rhoades.
That being said, the artist produces work of all scales regularly, and even paints bicycle frames.
“Paint and bicycles have been the most consistent relationships in my life and have therefore becomes the pillars of my existence,” said Rhoades.