Grand Junction, CO 81501
First Friday Opening Reception on December 1st, 7-9pm. Born in Germany to Russian parents in 1950, Michail Krasnow immigrated to the United States with his parents and two older sisters in 1951. His green card deems him a "displaced person," a designation which suits his artistic style. Hyper-realistic in form yet overwhelmingly surrealist in content, the subject matter and symbolism in Krasnow's work is often rooted in his dual identification with his Russian heritage and his life in the United States. Airbrush was his primary tool. Self-taught, Krasnow used the airbrush not only as an individual tool, but also in conjunction with many other media, from chalk-based pastels to oil paints.