Vibrant Visual Adventures with Alder Crocker and Oksana Tanasiv

Oksana Tanasiv Gallery

May. 6, 2024 - Apr. 28, 2023

70d S Main St
Norwalk, 06854
PHONE 203 428-1895

Oksana Tanasiv Gallery presents it’s May guest and invites visitors to the Vibrant Visual Adventure of Alder Crocker and Oksana Tanasiv

May 6- May 28, 2023

Opening reception on Saturday, May 6 from 6pm to 9pm.

The exhibition will be open to the public from May 6 through May 28. A public opening reception will be held on Saturday, May 6 from 6pm to 9pm and will include a moderated conversation between the two artists. The gallery will be serving alcoholic beverages, non-alcoholic beverages, and lite-fare.

Interested collectors may call the Oksana Tanasiv Gallery to arrange a private appointment Monday-Wednesday or visit the show Thursday-Saturday , 2-6pm.

Oksana Tanasiv Gallery is located at 70 South Main Street, in the heart of SoNo, CT. The gallery is easily accessible by Metro-North and is only a 10-minute walk from the South Norwalk train station. For those traveling by car, metered street parking is available paid by credit-card or coins. Parking may also be purchased at the Haviland St and SoNo Square lot, located approximately a 5-minute walk from the gallery.

Alder Crocker is a unique artist whose life story shocks and fascinates at the same time. A sudden traumatic accident changed his life forever, leaving him with a physical disability and an amazing new creative ability.

Alder is an abstract artist who uses unique color combinations, specific visual symbols, dates, esoteric signs and words from ancient archaic alphabets, and transforms them into abstract compositions and paintings. As the artist himself says: “I want to take people on bright, original visual adventures that are as fun as they are unexpected. I hope, at the same time, my art allows people to rid themselves of life’s difficulties at least for a moment.”

Alder found his talent as part of his rehabilitation from a freak accident in 2018 that left him a quadriplegic. Having experienced a traumatic brain and spinal cord injury, he awoke from a coma with a newfound ability to paint, the rare beneficiary of Acquired Savant Syndrome, which was uncovered during art therapy. His colorful abstract expressionism has resulted in some of the most vibrant works that will take as a part of exhibit with the work of Oksana Tanasiv.

Alder is a lifetime member of the Silvermine Guild of Artists in New Canaan, CT, offers his unique talents as an Artist in the Classroom to local schools, and his work is collected both domestically and internationally.

Oksana Tanasiv is an artist whose work can be found in private collections worldwide. Her experience as a multinational, Ukrainian-born, American artist and former career as a model, visual decorator has gifted her with a unique perspective inspiring her work to speak upon issues diverse as economics, spirituality, fashion, celebrity, and beauty. Tanasiv demonstrates communicative strength in realism, surrealism, abstract, and pop art throughout her many collections. She can be found experimenting with a variety of techniques and media. Her most recent series, Code U, utilizes layers of epoxy and collage with interactive LED lights to convey her message of eternity and the profound joy of life.

In 2020, Oksana opened her new gallery located in the heart of SoNo, Connecticut. She is using her space to create a flourishing community of Tri-State Area artists and collectors.

Currently Oksana is represented by Gallery Makowski in NYC, Miami &LA Art Fairs, Paris, Berlin and China; Sorokin Gallery and Chilton&Chadwick in Greenwich, Katarina Zavodszka Gallery and Big Art Now in Palm Beach along with Art Central Galleria in NYC. Her work has been sold both internationally and throughout the United States.

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