Priestess of the Butterflies
This colorful painting of a female figure in a fantastical setting explores an ideal landscape from an adolescent perspective. Kokoska's work draws from both observations in his daily life as well as his childhood memories. The artist sometimes contextualizes his figurative paintings within larger monochromatic installations—acting as psychological spaces where viewers can interact with his paintings and sculptures.
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Brian Kokoska’s figurative paintings and installations explore tensions between domesticity and adolescence, youth subcultures and utopian ideals. The artist draws from both memory and observation to create works that depict snippets from his daily life alongside childhood memories and small-town mysticism. Kokoska sometimes contextualizes his paintings by placing them in large monochromatic installations—psychological spaces where viewers interact with the artist’s painting and sculpture.