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Kerry Smith – “Off the Record” | Contemporary Gouache & Oil Stick Paintings

Join us for the opening of our new exhibit “Off the Record” by Kerry Smith. Enjoy contemporary Gouache  & Oil Stick Paintings with a Rock’n’Roll Attitude on First Friday August 4, 2017. Learn more

Kerry Smith – “Off the Record”
Contemporary Gouache  & Oil Stick Paintings
+ New Prints & Editions and Ceramics

August 4 – August 27 , 2017
Opening Reception August 4, 6-9pm
Collectors Reception August 4, 4-6pm R.S.V.P.
2011 Baltimore Ave, Kansas City, MO 64108

This exhibition is curated by Cerbera Gallery.


In the front of the gallery Off the Record by Kerry Smith features contemporary Gouache  & Oil Stick Paintings with a Rock ‘n’ Roll attitude. Off The Record is a series of record album art. It combines Smith’s love for album art, graphic design and fine art. The series was inspired by Beck’s 2015 Grammy award for best album.

Off the Record by Kerry Smith

Off the Record by Kerry Smith @ Cerbera Gallery

Album covers depicted in Smith’s art range from pop and rock, over grunge and punk to jazz and all-time classics. The roster of artists includes The Beatles, Radio Head, Ryan Adams, Boston, Simon & Garfunkel, Jack White, John Coltrane, Johnny Cash, George Harrison, Led Zeppelin, Ray Charles, Norah Jones, Bruce Springsteen and Queen among others.

Kerry Smith – Off the Record Series – Overall size of each piece: 11″ x 11″

This will be Kerry Smith’s first Solo Exhibition in Kansas City. His work can be found in private and public collection as well as museums around the country and his latest Off the Records series has drawn nationwide attention. Smith is especially proud to have work installed at the Wilco Loft in Chicago, IL. The artist will be attending the opening reception, so make sure you will join us on First Friday, August 4th between 4-9pm at Cerbera Gallery in the Crossroads, KCMO.

Kerry Smith - Off the Record Series

Kerry Smith – Off the Record Series: John Coltrane “A Love Supreme”


Ceramic works on display include new First Friday arrivals by Mitchell Spain, Daniela Abel, Steven Young Lee and  Melanie Sherman.

Mitchell Spain @ Cerbera Gallery

Mitchell Spain – “El Rancho” Tumbler

Melanie Sherman - Cup with Cookie Dish

Melanie Sherman – Cup with Cookie Dish

 Steven Young Lee - Deep Red Cup

Steven Young Lee – Deep Red Cup

Daniela Abel - Coffee Mug

Daniela Abel – Coffee Mug

Arrived just in time for our new Salon are works by painters Hans Habeger and Keith Young, works on paper by Ron English, Jean Tinguely, Hans Hartung and Tamara Walker, ceramic works by Yoonjee Kwak, Rain Harris, Joanna Powell as well as a large selection of jewelry by artists such as Cydney Ross, Sam McPherson, Angelica Sandoval, House of DeBoer, Carly Slade, Jen Watson and Jen Wilkenson.

Jean Tinguely @ Cerbera Gallery

Jean Tinguely @ Cerbera Gallery

For all press inquires and group visits, contact Philipp Eirich at [email protected]. We encourage local museums and art groups interested in private tours to book dates in advance since this exhibition will only be on view for a couple weeks.

As usual on #First Friday we’ll have chilled background tunes coming from our very own DJ Deep House Cat and will be serving libations and snacks. Our doors will open at 3pm, so make sure you’ll stop by!

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